Ctenoplusia albostriata (Bremer & Grey, 1853) - Eastern Streaked Plusia

Taxonomic Information

Ctenoplusia Dufay, 1970 species known from the Indian subcontinent
Ctenoplusia albostriata (Bremer & Grey, 1853). Peninsular India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia chalcopasta (Hampson, 1912). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia indica (Ronkay, 1986). Karnataka. 
Ctenoplusia furcifera (Walker, [1858]). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia limbirena (Guenee, 1852). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia placida (Moore, [1884]). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia mutans (Walker, 1865). India; Sri Lanka. 
Ctenoplusia tarassota (Hampson, 1913). NE Himalaya. 
Ctenoplusia kosemponesis (Strand, 1920). N. India; Nepal.  

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh2
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka21
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total1214111

Ctenoplusia albostriata (Bremer & Grey, 1853) – Eastern Streaked Plusia:  Aster sp., Dahliasp., Dichrocephala integrifolia, Elephantopus sp., Erigeron sp.(Compositae),  Symphytum sp. (Boraginaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Plusia albostriata Bremer & Grey, 1853; Schmett. N. China18
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 44/18.
  3. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-14/plusiinae/plusiinae_3_1.php [accessed 13 November 2018]
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=55829 [accessed 13 November 2018]
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/202787-Ctenoplusia-albostriata
  6. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/plus/albost.html  [accessed 13 November 2018]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ctenoplusia albostriata (Bremer & Grey, 1853) – Eastern Streaked Plusia. 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/ctenoplusia-albostriata, accessed 2024/05/25.