Fascellina inornata Warren, 1893 -

Taxonomic Information

Other Fascellina species; identification supported by underside markings. 

Fascellina inconspicua is a similar extralimital species. Underside is quite different. Kirti et al 2019, pg. 21 showing Fascellina inconspicua is probably an incorrect ID, and this is F. inornata.

Fascellina inconspicua Warren, 1894. Novit. Zool. , 1: 446. TL: Padang. Text at https://archive.org/stream/novitateszoologi01lond#page/446/mode/1up
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List of Fascellina known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Fascellina chromataria Walker, 1860. India: Sikkim, Assam, Nilgiris, Andaman.
Fascellina dacoda Swinhoe, 1893, India: Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Fascellina hypochryseis Swinhoe, 1894.
Fascellina inconspicua Warrenm 1894. India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Fascellina inornata Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Fascellina plagiata (Walker, 1866). India.
Fascellina porphyreofusa Hampson, 1895. India: Sikkim.
Fascellina punctata Warrren, 1898. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Fascellina rectimarginata Warren, 1894. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Fascellina subsignata Warrren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Fascellina vinosa (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh331
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
Total331
  1. Fascellina inornata Warren, 1893. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893 (2): 399. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/97156#page/507/mode/1up. TL: Sikkim. 
  2. Cui, L., Zhang, C., Lin, S., & Han, H. (2014). Review of Fascellina Walker (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) from China, with three newly recorded species. Entomotaxonomia, 36(2), 105-118. Fig. 9-12 for Fascellina inornata.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Fascellina inornata Warren, 1893 – . 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/fascellina-inornata, accessed 2024/06/15.