Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Etanna Walker, 1862 species known from India:

Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905) (Nanaguna). India (Meghalaya, Nagaland, Indian Subregion); Sri Lanka.

Etanna albonotata (Hampson, 1894) (Cletthara). India (Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, N.E. Himalaya); Nepal.

Etanna basalis Walker, 1862. India; Sri Lanka.

Etanna binotata (Hampson, 1912) (Apothripa). India (Mizoram, Meghalaya, N.E. Himalaya); Sri Lanka.

Etanna breviuscula (Walker, 1863) (Nanaguna). India (Bihar, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nilgiris, Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka; Nepal.

Etanna brunnea (Hampson, 1905) (Nanaguna). India (Meghalaya); Indo-Australian tropics

Etanna iphida (Swinhoe, 1901) (Clettharra). India (Meghalaya).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905): Buchanania sp. (Anacardiaceae) (Holloway 2003).

  1. OD : Nanaguna albisecta Hampson, 1905. The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology, (7) 16 (96): 583. TL: (Khasi Hills, Meghalaya; Sri Lanka).Text at https://archive.org/details/s7annalsmagazine16londuoft/page/583/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Cletthara basalis Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. pg 105. Text at https://archive.org/details/lepidopteraofcey03moor/page/105/mode/1up?view=theater. (= female of albisecta). 
  3. 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. 25/54-56. 
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=573899
  5. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/sarrothripini/sarrothripini_1_6.php
  6. https://www.papua-insects.nl/insect%20orders/Lepidoptera/Nolidae/Chloephorinae/Sarrothripini/Etanna/Etanna%20albisecta.htm
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/355736-Etanna-albisecta

Other Notes

Sexually dimorphic, similar spp. (female) – Etanna basalisEtanna vittalis (extralimital).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/etanna-albisecta, accessed 2024/04/14.