Arichanna schnitzleri Stüning, 2000 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Arichanna Moore, 1867 known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Arichanna albolineata Inoue, 1988. Nepal; India: Sikkim?.
Arichanna albovittata Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Arichanna biquadrata Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Arichanna commixta (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.
Arichanna consocia (Butler, 1880). India: NE Himalayas.
Arichanna conspersa (Butler, 1880). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Arichanna diversicolor Warren, 1888).
Arichanna flavimeda (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim
Arichanna flavinigra Hampson, 1907. India: Kashmir, Chamba, Dunggre, Jumnotri, Punjab, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, Ralam valley, Yatong, Kumaon, Uttarakhand, Sikkim.
Arichanna furcifera Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Arichanna hamiltonia (Swinhoe, 1892). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Arichanna interplagata (Guenée, 1858). India: Central India.
Arichanna jaguarinaria (Oberthür, 1881). India: Nagaland.
Arichanna lapsariata (Walker, 1862). India.
Arichanna luciguttata (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.
Arichanna maculata (Moore, 1867).
Arichanna marginata Warren, 1893.
Arichanna peniculifera Stuning, 2000. India: Hima falls, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Arichanna plagifera Walker, 1866. India: North India.
Arichanna rubrifusa Hampson, 1907. India: Sikkim, Tibet border, Yatong.
Arichanna rubrivena Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Arichanna schnitzleri Stuning, 2000, Nepal; India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Arichanna sparsa (Butler, 1890). India: Kangra District, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Arichanna subaenescens Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Arichanna subalbida Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Arichanna tenebraria (Moore, 1868). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Arichanna tramesata Moore, 1868. India: Bengal.
Arichanna transectata (Walker, 1862). India: Himalayas.
Arichanna transfasciata Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Arichanna violacea  (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh211
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 Bengal
Total211
  1. Arichanna schnitzleri Stüning, D. 2000. Additional notes on the Ennominae of Nepal with descriptions of eight new species (Geometridae), pp. 94-152. In: Moths of Nepal, Part 6. Tinea 16 (Supplement 1). Tokyo, The Japan Heterocerists’ Society. Pg. 130-131. Pl. 172/12-14. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.3, Pl. 73/7 & 12 (Erroneously identified as Arichanna albivertex).
  3. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 516.

Notes: Species ID reconfirmed by Dieter Stüning.

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Arichanna schnitzleri Stüning, 2000 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.60. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/arichanna-schnitzleri, accessed 2023/09/28.