Arctornis marginata (Moore, [1883]) -

Taxonomic Information

Arctornis Germar, 1810 species known from India. 
Arctornis marginata (Moore, [1883]). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Arctornis comma (Hutton, 1865). India: Uttarakhand (TL: Dehradun); Nepal. 
Arctornis cygna (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Arctornis diaphana (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Arctornis divisa (Walker, 1855). Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet). 
Arctornis lactea (Moore, 1879). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Arctornis I-nigrum (Müller, 1764). Himalaya.
Arctornis opalina (Collenette, 1951). Myanmar. 
Arctornis pellucida (Swinhoe, 1903). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Arctornis rutila (Fabricius, 1781). India?
Arctornis sericea (Moore, 1877). India: Andaman Is. (TL: Port Blair). 
Arctornis silhetica (Walker, 1865). Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet).
Arctornis submarginata (Walker, 1855). India: West Bengal; Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet).
Arctornis subvitrea (Walker, 1865). India.
Arctornis xuthocraspeda Collenette, 1938. India: Assam (TL). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1211

Arctornis marginata (Moore, [1883]): Diospyros candolleana (Ebenaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Holloway, J. D. 1999. The Moths of Borneo.Part 5. Lymantriidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-5/arctornithini/arctornithini_1_2.php [accessed 20 March 2017]
  2. Moore, F., 1882-1883. Lepidoptera of Ceylon Volume 2 (2) pg. 121, pl. 124, f. 4; TL: Ceylon

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Arctornis marginata (Moore, [1883]) – . 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/arctornis-marginata, accessed 2024/06/25.