Agrotis biconica Kollar, [1844] -

Taxonomic Information

Agrotis Ochsenheimer, 1816, species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Agrotis amphora (Hampson, 1903). Pakistan; India: Kashmir.
Agrotis arnoldi (Turati, 1933). Pakistan.
Agrotis beesoni Kapur & Aurora, 1971. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Agrotis cuprea (Moore, 1867). India: West Bengal.
Agrotis duosigna (Hampson, 1903). India: Kashmir.
Agrotis justa Corti, 1932. Nepal.
Agrotis maculaclarus Plante, 1979. Nepal.
Agrotis nagyapo Ronkay & Varga, 1998. Nepal.
Agrotis punctipes Walker, 1865. Sri Lanka.
Agrotis fraterna Moore, 1882. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Punjab.
Agrotis myanmara Pekarsky, 2019. Myanmar.
Agrotis yoshimotoi Ronkay & Varga in Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal.
Agrotis rupicapra Ronkay & Varga in Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal.
Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel, 1766). Indian subcontinent.
Agrotis biconica Kollar, [1844]. Indian subcontinent.
Agrotis indiana Guenée, 1852. Nepal; India: Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Agrotis violacea (Butler, 1889). India: Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Agrotis longidentifera (Hampson, 1903). Islands in Indian Ocean.
Agrotis sardzeana Brandt, 1941. Pakistan; India.
Agrotis subspinifera (Hampson, 1903). Pakistan; India.
Agrotis segetum (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775). India: North India.

Agrotis spinifera Hübner, 1808 – Gregson's dart moth. Indian Subcontinent. Considered junior synonym of Agrotis biconica Kollar, [1844].

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11121
  1. OD: Agrotis biconica Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 480; TL: Kashmir. Text at https://archive.org/details/kaschmirunddasr04hg/page/480/mode/1up?view=theater (in German). 
  2. Agrotis exigua Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 481; TL: Massuri [Mussoorei]. Text at https://archive.org/details/kaschmirunddasr04hg/page/481/mode/1up?view=theater (in German). 
  3. Agrotis aristifera Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 5 (Noct. 1): 266; TL: Central India. Text at https://archive.org/details/histoirenaturell05bois/page/265/mode/1up?view=theater (in French). 
  4. Kononenko, V. S., Pinratana, A. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand. 625 pp. + 55 pls.Pl. 54/6-7. As Agrotis spinifera (Hübner, [1808]).
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.pg. 49, Pl. 83/15. 
  6. https://www.leps.it/indexjs.htm?SpeciesPages/AgrotSpini.htm as Agrotis spinifera (Hübner, [1808])
  7. http://www.africanmoths.com/pages/NOCTUIIDAE/NOCTUINAE/Agrotis%20spinifera.html as Agrotis spinifera (Hübner, [1808]).
  8. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=180391

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Agrotis biconica Kollar, [1844] – . 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/agrotis-biconica, accessed 2024/06/15.