Nyctemera coleta (Stoll, [1781]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Nyctemera Hübner, [1820], 1816 known from India.
Nyctemera (Arctata) arctata Walker, 1856, India (NE India, NW India, Sikkim, West Bengal).
Nyctemera (Coleta) coleta (Stoll, 1781), India (Assam, South India, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Nagaland, Karnataka, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Kerala).
Nyctemera (Deilemera) carissima (Swinhoe, 1891), India (NE India, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh).
Nyctemera (Deilemera) hampsoni (Swinhoe, 1889), India (South India).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) baulus (Boisduval, 1832), India (Andaman, Nicobar Islands).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) cenis (Cramer, 1777), India (Indian Himalayas, Meghalaya).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) lacticinia (Cramer, 1779), India (Coromandel, West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, South India, Andamans, Throughout India, Chhattisgarh).
Nyctemera (Nyctemera) latistriga Walker, 1854, India (NE India, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Throughout India).
Nyctemera (Orphanos) adversata (Schaller, 1788), India (NE India, Meghalaya, Throughout India).
Nyctemera (Orphanos) tripunctaria (Linnaeus, 1758), India (East India (Assam)).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka212153
Kerala211142
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya31
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total511312121042

Nyctemera coleta (Stoll, [1781]): Gynura spp. (Asteraceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. OD: Phalaena (Geometra) coleta Stoll, [1781] in Cramer, P., 1779. Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen, Asia, Africa en America. 4 (26b-28)
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1988. The Moths of Borneo. Part 6. Arctiidae: Syntominae, Euchomiinae, Arctiinae, Aganainae (to Noctuidae). Online at https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-6/arctiinae/arctiinae-12-14.php [Accessed 29 August 2021]
  3. Smetacek, P. 2010. Subspecific status of the Southern Indian population of Nyctemera coleta (Stoll) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(4): 835- 836. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2417.835-6
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=508730 [Accessed 29 August 2021]
  5. https://www.papua-insects.nl/insect%20orders/Lepidoptera/Erebidae/Arctiinae/Nyctemera/Nyctemera%20coleta/Nyctemera%20coleta%20Papua.htm [Accessed 29 August 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nyctemera coleta (Stoll, [1781]) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/nyctemera-coleta, accessed 2024/04/21.