Menophra serpentinaria (Warren, 1896) -

Taxonomic Information

Menophra Moore, [1887] species known from India.
Menophra bicornuta Inoue, 1990. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Menophra codra (Swinhoe, 1891). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Menophra costistrigata (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Menophra cuprearia (Moore, 1867).
Menophra decorata (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Menophra humeraria (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal.
Menophra jugorum (Felder& Rogenhofer, 1875). India: Himalaya, Keylong, (Lahul Spiti), Himachal Pradesh.
Menophra lignata (Warren, 1994). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Menophra melagrapharia (Hampson, 1907).
Menophra nigrifasciata Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiri district, S slopes, 3000ft.
Menophra perserrata (Walker, 1862). India: South India.
Menophra retractaria (Moore, 1868). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Menophra serpentinaria (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim.
Menophra subplagiata (Walker, 1860). India: Himalaya.
Menophra subsenilis Sato, 1993, Nepal (Godavari); India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Sikkim.
Menophra subterminalis (Prout, 1925).
Menophra torridaria Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Menophra translineata (Walker, 1869). India: Uttar Pradesh (Varanasi), Arunachal Pradesh.
Menophra trilineata (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total21
  1. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Plate 37/14. 
  2. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).
    http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=408297 [accessed 14 Oct 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Menophra serpentinaria (Warren, 1896) – . 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/menophra-serpentinaria, accessed 2024/05/25.