Rajendra biguttata (Walker, 1855) -

Taxonomic Information

Rajendra perrotteti (Syn: Alphaea nigricans, FBI, Moths 2: pg. 23, # 1221). Ref: Gurule and Nikam, 2013 for images of both species.

List of Rajendra Moore, 1879 known from India.
Rajendra biguttata (Walker, 1855). India (Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh).
Rajendra cingulata (Rothschild, 1910). India (Tamil Nadu).
Rajendra perrottetii [Guerin–Meneville, (1844)]. India (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Western Slopes, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Bihar).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh2
Maharashtra113411
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu2
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11333723
  1. OD: Aloa biguttata Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 707; TL: Canara. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimens13brit/page/707/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Aloa nigricans Moore, 1872. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1872 (2): 572; TL: Deccan. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen72zool/page/572/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Rajendra lativitta Moore, 1879. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 43; TL: Bihar, Parisnath Hill. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne00hewi/page/43/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, #1220, pg. 23 as Alphaea biguttata
  5. Estigmene nigricans; Hampson, G.F. 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 349, pl. 47, f. 17. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid03brituoft/page/349/mode/1up?view=theater
  6. Dubatolov, V.V., Haynes, P. & Kishida, Y., 2007. Review of the genus Rajendra Moore, with systematic notes on the genus Nannoarctia Kôda (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae). Tinea 20 (1): 67-76, Tokyo.
  7. Singh, Singh & Joshi, 2014. Rec. Zool. Survey India. Occ. Pap 367: 16

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Rajendra biguttata (Walker, 1855) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.51. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/rajendra-biguttata, accessed 2023/06/10.