Nyctemera lacticinia (Cramer, [1777]) -

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 Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11111
Kerala12132
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1111
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga12
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total23211312553

Nyctemera lacticinia (Cramer, [1777]): Habenaria commelinifolia (Orchidaceae), Santalum album (Santalaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs: pg. 47, #1263
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. pl.41:20

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nyctemera lacticinia (Cramer, [1777]) – . 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-lacticinia, accessed 2024/04/23.