Maliattha vialis complex (Moore, 1882) -

Taxonomic Information

Maliattha Walker, 1863 species in Indian subcontinent

Maliattha amorpha (Butler, 1886). 

Maliattha arefacta (Butler, 1879). West Bengal, Nepal. 

Maliattha baetica (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar.

Maliattha bilineata (Hampson, 1898). Khasis, Meghalaya.

Maliattha chionozona (Hampson, 1910). Belgaum, Karnataka.

Maliattha erecta (Moore, 1881). Nilgiris.

Maliattha euryzona (Hampson, 1910). Belgaum, Karnataka.

Maliattha fervens (Hampson, 1906). S. India. 

Maliattha fuliginosa Warren, 1913. Bombay, Maharashtra.

Maliattha fuscimima Warren, 1913. Rajasthan.

Maliattha guttifera Warren, 1913. Meghalaya.

Maliattha lacteata Warren, 1913. Punjab, Uttarakhand.

Maliattha latifasciata (Hampson, 1898). Bombay, Maharashtra.

Maliattha lativitta (Moore, 1881). Nilgiris.

Maliattha marginalis (Walker, 1863). Khasi Hills.

Maliattha orbifera Ronkay & Sohn, 2004. Nepal

Maliattha picata (Butler, 1889). Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. 

Maliattha plumbata (Butler, 1889). Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.

Maliattha quadripartita (Walker, 1865). N India, Nepal. 

Maliattha ruptifascia (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.

Maliattha vialis (Moore, 1882). India.A species complex. 

Maliattha tegulata (Butler, 1889). Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.

Maliattha umbrina (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 

Maliattha signifera (Walker, [1858]). India.

Maliattha separata Walker, 1863. India.

Maliattha plumbitincta Hampson, 1902. Tibet, Nepal.  

Maliattha renalis Moore, 1882. Treated as synonym of Maliattha separata

Maliattha basalis Moore, 1882. Treated as synonym of Maliattha arefacta

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Acontia vialis Moore, 1882; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (2): 135; TL: Dharmsala; Darjeeling. Text at https://archive.org/stream/descriptionsofne00hewi#page/135/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. 304, # 1996, Fig. 165. Listed as Hyelopsis vialis.
  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. 36/15. 
  4. Kononenko, V.S., 2000. A revision of the Maliattha vialis species-group (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae) with description of four new species from China. Insecta koreana, 17(1), pp.39-50. 
  5. Ronkay, L. and Sohn, J.C., 2004. Two New Species of the Maliattha vialis Species-group from Asia (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 7(3), pp.269-275. 
  6. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 143/4. 
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/703260-Maliattha-vialis 
  8. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=282169  [accessed 04 June 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Maliattha vialis complex (Moore, 1882) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.60. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/maliattha-vialis-complex, accessed 2023/09/23.