Kunugia fulgens (Moore, 1879) -

Taxonomic Information

Kunugia Nagano, 1917
species known from India (based on Joshi et al 2023).
Kunugia ampla (Walker, 1855). Bangladesh; Nepal; Bhutan; India: Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh (Kangra), Meghalaya (Khasis, Shillong), Mizoram, Maharashtra (Nasik).
Kunugia burmensis (Gaede, 1932). Myanmar; India: Manipur.
Kunugia divaricata (Moore, 1884). Myanmar; Nepal; India: Sikkim, Meghalaya, West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Kunugia fasciata (Moore, 1884). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Himalayan region.
Kunugia florimaculata (Tsai & Hou, 1983).Sri Lanka;India: North eastern states, Assam.
Kunugia fulgens fulgens (Moore, 1879). Nepal; India: West Bengal, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur.
Kunugia latipennis (Walker, 1855). Myanmar; Nepal; India: Central Himalaya, West Bengal (Calcutta, Darjeeling), Himachal Pradesh; Meghalaya, Sikkim, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram, Uttarakhand, Manipur.
Kunugia lineata (Moore, 1879). Myanmar; Nepal; Bhutan; India: Meghalaya (Cherrapunji), West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur.
Kunugia placida (Moore, 1879). Bhutan; India: Central Himalaya, West Bengal (Darjeeling), Sikkim, Mizoram, Himalaya.
Kunugia undans(Walker, 1855).Nepal;Bangladesh;India: Meghalaya (Khasis).
Kunugia vulpina vulpina (Moore, 1879). Myanmar; India: West Bengal, Manipur.
Kunugia xichangensis (Tsai & Liu, 1962).Myanmar;India: Manipur.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Kunugia fulgens -


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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total11
  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae pg 409, # 908 as Metanastria fulgens
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 57/12
  3. Zolotuhin, V.V. & Pinratana, A. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 4: Lasiocampidae, Vol 4, pl 9/7.
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=284947 [accessed 7 Oct 2015]. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Kunugia fulgens (Moore, 1879) – . 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/kunugia-fulgens, accessed 2024/06/20.