Noreia ajaia (Walker, 1859) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Noreia Walker, 1861 species known from India.
Noreia ajaia (Walker, 1859). S. India, N. India; Sri Lanka. 

Noreia vulsipennis Prout, 1934. Naga Hills.
Noreia lapidata (Warren, 1893). Naga Hills.

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Noreia ajaia (Walker, 1859): Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)
  1. Timandra ajaia Walker, 1859. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 3: 195. Text at https://archive.org/stream/journalofproceed00linn#page/n278/mode/1up. For male, which is ash-grey. 
  2. Noreia perdensata Walker, 1862. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 24: 1092; TL: Ceylon & N. India. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso2224brit#page/1092/mode/1up. Female, which is more brownish. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 324, # 3577 as Noreia perdensata
  4. Prout, 1934 In: Seitz, A. (Ed.) Macro Lep. World. 12:136. 
  5. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Pg. 7, Pl. 6, #103. 
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/desmobathrini/desmobathrini_2_1.php
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Noreia ajaia (Walker, 1859) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/noreia-ajaia, accessed 2024/04/22.