Nacna malachitis (Oberthür, 1880) -

Taxonomic Information

Some confusion on status of the very similar Nacna splendens Moore, 1888. Yutaka lists splendens as a junior synonym of malachitis. But Lepindex, Moths of Nepal lists this as a separate species.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total121
  1. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/80_Noctuidae/16Acronictinae/3415Nacna_malachitis/Nacna%20malachitis.htm [accessed 01 February 2018]
  2. http://insecta.pro/taxonomy/22514 [accessed 01 February 2018]
  3. Kirti, J. S., H. Singh & N. Singh (2016). Redescription of species of the genus Nacna Fletcher (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Indian Journal of Entomology. 78(2): 181-183. Pl 1.
  4. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. # 1964, Pg. 294

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nacna malachitis (Oberthür, 1880) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/nacna-malachitis, accessed 2024/06/17.