Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881) -

Taxonomic Information

Thysanoptyx tetragona, oblong black area on forewing more rectangular, less rounded in the corner towards the apex, the female lacks black spot at FW base.

List of Thysanoptyx Hampson, 1894 known from India.
Thysanoptyx manganensis Singh & Joshi, 2017. India (Sikkim).
Thysanoptyx pseudotetragona Joshi, Singh & Kirti, 2015. India (Kerala).
Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881). India (West Bengal, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh).
Thysanoptyx tetragona (Walker, 1854). India (Sikkim, North India, West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Kerala, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
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
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total111
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Thysanoptyx tetragona, pg 75, # 1329.
  2. Volynkin, A.V. and Dubatolov, V.V., 2017. On the taxonomy of the genus Thysanoptyx Hampson, 1894, with description of two new species from Indochina (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4277(1), pp.111-121.
  3. Singh, N. , Joshi. R., J. S. Kirti & A. V. Volynkin. 2017. A new species of Thysanoptyx Hampson,1894 from India (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). Zootaxa 4319 (2): 375–378. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4319.2.8
  4. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/02_ARCTIINAE/04_Lithosiinae/15_Thysanoptyx/Thysanoptyx%20sordida/Thysanoptyx%20sordida.htm [accessed 25 Aug 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Thysanoptyx sordida (Butler, 1881) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/thysanoptyx-sordida, accessed 2024/02/22.