Bagada malayica (Snellen, [1886]) -

Taxonomic Information

Bagada Walker, 1858 species known from India. 

Bagada olivacea (Warren, 1912)

Bagada malayica (Snellen, [1886]) 
Bagada magna (Hampson, 1894)

Bagada poliomera (Hampson, 1908)

Bagada rectivitta (Moore, 1881)

Bagada spicea (Guenée, 1852)
Bagada tricycla (Guenée, 1852)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total21
  1. Orthogonia malayica Snellen, [1886]. Midden-Sumatra, 4 (8): 46; TL: Central Sumatra, Soepajang. Text at https://archive.org/details/lepidoptera00snel/page/46/mode/1up?view=theater
  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 figs.pg 320 #2052. As Xanthoptera nigridia. 
  3. Perigeodes malayica Hampson, 1908. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 290, pl. 115, f. 14. Text at  https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid71908brit/page/290/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. Seitz,A. (Ed). The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 11. pg. 124 & Pl. 15i. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252298#page/134/mode/1up
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 114/ 8 & 9.
  6. 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. 41/13 & 14.
  7. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-12/amphipyrinae/amphipyrinae_32_1.php
  8. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/362158-Bagada-malayica

Note: The female FW is paler, while the male FW is darker & suffused with rufous. FW margin crenulate.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Bagada malayica (Snellen, [1886]) – . 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/bagada-malayica, accessed 2024/07/18.