Padenia spp. Moore, 1882 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Padenia Moore, [1882] known from India (Kirti et al. 2020). 
Padenia acutifascia de Joannis, 1928. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Meghalaya. 
Padenia duplicana (Walker, 1863). India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Padenia obliquifascia Rothschild, 1920. India: Andamans & Nicobar. 
Padenia transversa (Walker, 1854). India: Kerala, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Orissa, Karnataka, Maharashtra; Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Notes: The only species known from S. India is Padenia transversa (Walker, 1854). Padenia duplicana (Walker, 1863) and Padenia acutifascia de Joannis, 1928 have been recorded from NE India, while Padenia obliquifascia Rothschild, 1920 is known from Andaman & Nicobar Is. Hind wing assists in separating Padenia duplicana (Walker, 1863) and Padenia acutifascia de Joannis, 1928. 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya212
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total11121121
  1. Kirti, J.S., Datta, H.S., Bisht, S.S., Param, H.S. & Singh, N. 2020. Two New records of the genus Padenia Moore, 1882 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini) from India. Records of Zoological Survey of India, 120 (4), 1–7.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Padenia spp. Moore, 1882 – . 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/padenia-spp, accessed 2024/05/26.