Negeta contrariata Walker, 1862 -

Taxonomic Information

Negeta Walker, 1862 species known from India and Sri Lanka.
Negeta contrariata Walker, 1862. India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka. Negeta signata is a synonym. 
Negeta olivaria (Warren, 1916). Sikkim. 
Negeta soliera (Swinhoe, 1895). India (Meghalaya); Nepal. Possibly a synonym of Negeta contrariata
Negeta straminea (Hampson, 1891). India (Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri district)).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Negeta contrariata -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh112
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
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  1. Negeta contrariata Walker, 1862. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 24: 1105; TL: Borneo, Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso2224brit/page/1105/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2003. The Moths of Borneo. Part 18. Nolidae. Website accessed June 2015.
  3. Ariolica signata Walker, [1863]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7: 54; TL: Borneo, Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofproceed07linn/page/54/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. Nertobriga reversa Walker, [1863]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7: 75; TL: Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofproceed07linn/page/75/mode/1up?view=theater
  5. Ariolica leucospila Walker, 1865. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 33: 788. text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso3334brit/page/788/mode/1up?view=theater
  6. Doranaga apicalis Moore, [1887]. Lepid. Ceylon 3 (4): 553; TL: Ceylon. text at https://archive.org/details/lepidopteraofcey03moor/page/553/mode/1up?view=theater
  7. http://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Negeta_Contrariata_En
  8. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/chlo/contrariata.html
  9. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/362713-Negeta-contrariata

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Negeta contrariata Walker, 1862 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/negeta-contrariata, accessed 2024/03/03.