Abaciscus figlina (Swinhoe, 1890) -

Taxonomic Information

 

Abaciscus Butler, 1889 known from India (Kirti et al 2019). 

Abaciscus atmala (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 

Abaciscus figlina (Swinhoe, 1890). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya; Myanmar. 

Abaciscus kathmandensis Sato, 1993. Nepal (TL). 

Abaciscus sakuraii Sato, 1994. Nepal (TL).

Abaciscus scinus Sato, 1994. Nepal (TL).

Abaciscus stellifera (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 

Abaciscus tristis Butler, 1889. India: Kangra, Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh (TL).

 

Similar species: Abaciscus kathmandensis Sato, 1996. Nepal. MON Pl. 37/6-7. Has subterminal white spot on forewing, but lacks white costal spots. 

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  1. OD: Angerona figlina Swinhoe, 1890. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 2: 205; pl. 7/5. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14678760#page/241/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14678760#page/817/mode/1up
  2. 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. 280, # 3454 as Boarmia figlina
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 75/14. As Abaciscus figlina (as figlinus). 
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1993. The moths of Borneo (part 11); Family Geometridae: Subfamilies Ennominae. Malayan Nature Journal 47: 1-309.
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=676023
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-11/Boarmiini/boarmiini_39_2.php
Note: Holloway (1993), part 11 removed Abaciscus figlina (Swinhoe, 1890) from synonymy with Abaciscus intractabilis (Walker, 1864) based on genitalia, and we follow this treatement. 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Abaciscus figlina (Swinhoe, 1890) – . 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/abaciscus-figlina, accessed 2024/04/21.