Striglina scitaria (Walker, 1862) -

Taxonomic Information

Striglina Guenée, 1877 species known from the Indian subcontinent:

Striglina divisata Warren, 1904. Nepal.

Striglina duplicifimbria Warren, 1896. Bhutan. India: Meghalaya, Assam.

Striglina propatula Whalley, 1974. India: Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya.

Striglina rufescens Gaede, 1922. India: Assam, Sikkim.

Striglina scitaria (Walker, 1862). Nepal; Myanmar; Sri Lanka; India: Goa, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands.

Striglina tibiaria Walker, 1859. India: Assam, Sikkim.

Striglina strigosa (Moore, 1882). Sri Lanka; India: S. India, Karnataka, West Bengal, Andaman Is., Nicobar Is.
 

Notes on some Striglina spp. at http://www.pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?striglina-49 [accessed 15 June 2022]

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh213
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra21
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total141521
  1. OD: Drepanodes scitaria Walker, 1862. List Specimens Lepid. Insects Colln. Brit. Mus. 25: 1488. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120179#page/222/mode/1up
  2. http://www.pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?striglina-49 [accessed 26 February 2022]
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/461434-Striglina-scitaria
  4. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/thyr/scitaria.html

Note: This genus displays significant variation and is best separated by examining genitalia. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Striglina scitaria (Walker, 1862) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/striglina-scitaria, accessed 2023/05/28.