Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852) - The Eight-spot

Taxonomic Information

Amyna Guenée, 1852 species known from India
Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852). Indian subcontinent. 
Amyna glaucoptera Hampson, 1910. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL). 
Amyna leucoptera Hampson, 1910. India: Nilgiris (TL). 
Amyna leucostriga Hampson, 1910. India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala: TL). 
Amyna monocampta Hampson, 1910. India: Sikkim (TL). 
Amyna natalis (Walker, [1859]). Indo-Australian tropics. 
Amyna punctum (Fabricius, 1794). Indo-Australian tropics.
Amyna renalis (Moore, 1882). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL).
Amyna stellata Butler, 1878. Indian subcontinent. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Amyna axis - The Eight-spot


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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand152
West Bengal
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  1. Perigea axis Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 5 (Noct. 1): 407; TL: Tahiti (in French). 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figsPg. 251, # 1834. 
  3. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713.Image [accessed 05 June 2021] 219. 
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 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, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 35/29-31. 
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/axis.html [accessed 05 June 2021]
  6. https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/NOCTUIIDAE/BAGISARINAE/amyna%20axis.htm
  7. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Amyna_Axis_En  [accessed 05 June 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Amyna axis (Guenée, 1852) – The Eight-spot. 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/amyna-axis, accessed 2024/04/23.