Corgatha costinotalis (Moore, 1867) -

Taxonomic Information

Corgatha species from Indian subcontinent:
Corgatha atrimargo Hampson, 1910. India: Kerala. No previous published records from India. 
Corgatha albivertex Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha albicinctalis (Walker, [1866]). Meghalaya. 
Corgatha atrifalcis Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha argenticosta Hampson, 1910, Bhutan. 
Corgatha argentisparsa (Hampson, 1895). Himachal Pradesh. 
Corgatha costinotalis (Moore, 1867). West Bengal, Nepal.  
Corgatha costipicta Hampson, 1895. Sikkim, Nepal. 
Corgatha dictaria (Moore, 1861). Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Karnataka. 
Corgatha diplochorda Hampson, 1907, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Corgatha griseicosta Holloway, 1976. Myanmar.
Corgatha melanistis Hampson, 1910. Myanmar.
Corgatha minor Moore, [1885]. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha nigripalpis (Walker, 1864). Sri Lanka, Borneo. 
Corgatha oblataria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka.
Corgatha rubra (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 
Corgatha semipardata (Walker, 1862). Nepal. 
Corgatha trichogyia Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka.
Corgatha zonalis Walker, [1859]. India, Sri Lanka. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Corgatha costinotalis -


Similar species to Corgatha costinotalis are:

Corgatha minor (Moore, [1885])
This species described from Sri Lanka as Capnodes minor, synonymised with costinotalis by Hampson in Moths of India , but listed as a valid species on Lepindex. OD mentions a 4th white spot near apex, & white tipped points on post-medial lines - Lepidoptera of Ceylon, pt 3 pg 212. 

Corgatha pseudominor Holloway, 2009
Extralimital species. Somewhat close to Corgatha pseudominor but lacks white subapical spot. 
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/4730367

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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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total12
  1. Hypena costinotalis Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867: 83. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29533446#page/105/mode/1up
  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. 347, # 2145. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 43/35. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Corgatha costinotalis (Moore, 1867) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/corgatha-costinotalis, accessed 2024/03/02.