Mecodina cineracea (Butler, 1879) -

Taxonomic Information

Mecodina Guenée, 1852 species in the Indian subregion:
Mecodina aequilinea Hampson, 1926. Assam. 
Mecodina agrestis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina albodentata (Swinhoe, 1895) (Oglasa). Nepal, NE Himalaya, Kerala. 
Mecodina analis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Bertula). Myanmar.
Mecodina bisignata (Walker, 1865) (Boethantha). Indian subregion. \
Mecodina ceruleosparsa Hampson, 1907. Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Mecodina cineracea (Butler, 1879) (Psimada), NE Himalaya.\
Mecodina cyanodonta Hampson, 1902. Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Mecodina diastriga Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina lanceola Guenée, 1852. NE Himalaya.
Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926. India.
Mecodina odontophora (Swinhoe, 1895) (Seneratia). Meghalaya.
Mecodina placida (Moore, 1882) (Bertula). West Bengal
Mecodina subcostalis (Walker, 1865) (Ophiusa). Nepal. 
Mecodina praecipua (Walker, 1865) (Thermesia). Indian subregion. 
Mecodina umbrosa (Hampson, 1893) (Araeognatha). Sri Lanka. 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
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  1. OD: Psimada cineracea Butler, 1879. Illust, typical Specimens Lepid. Heterocera Colin Br. Mus 3: 27, Pl. 47, fig. 4. TL: Japan, Yokohama. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75384#page/51/mode/1up
  2. Moore, in W.C. Hewitson & F. Moore, 1882. Descriptions of new Indian Lepidopterous Insects from the collection of the late W.S. Atkinson. Part ii. Heterocera, continued (Cymatophoridae-Herminiidae), Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1882, Pg. 184; TL: Darjeeling.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 90/16.
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 261 pp. + 45 pls. Pl. 1/7-8.
  5. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Mecodina_cineracea [Accessed 4 January 2023]
  6. http://dearlep.tw/species.html?namecode=346462 [Accessed 4 January 2023]
     

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Mecodina cineracea (Butler, 1879) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/mecodina-cineracea, accessed 2023/05/31.