Pagyda auroralis (Moore, [1888]) -

Taxonomic Information

Pagyda Walker, 1859 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Pagyda arbiter (Butler, 1879). India: Andaman Is. (Rao & Sivaperuman, 2022). 
Pagyda auroralis (Moore, [1888]). India (Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh).
Pagyda argyritis Hampson, 1899. India (Sikkim); Bhutan.
Pagyda botydalis (Snellen, 1880). Sri Lanka. 
Pagyda exalbalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Pagyda discolor Swinhoe, 1894. India (Meghalaya); Myanmar. 
Pagyda lustralis Snellen, 1890. India (Sikkim); Myanmar. 
Pagyda pulverulenta Swinhoe, 1901
Pagyda rubricatalis Swinhoe, 1890. Myanmar.
Pagyda straminealis Hampson, 1896. India (Sikkim). 
Pagyda salvalis Walker, 1859. India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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  1. Haritala auroralis Moore, F. ([1888] 1887). Heterocera (3): 200-299, Heterocera continued (Pyralidae, Crambidae, Geometridae, Tortricidae, Tineidae). In: Hewitson & Moore (1879-1887. Descriptions of new Indian lepidopterous insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson. Pg. 215, Pl. 7, fig. 17. TL: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26805#page/233/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 270, # 4802. 
  3. Chettri, P., Matsui, Y., Naka, H. and Tiwari, A., 2021. Checklist of moths (Heterocera) of Tadong, Sikkim, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 13(12), pp.19837-19848. Image 6. 
  4. http://pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?auroralis 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pagyda auroralis (Moore, [1888]) – . 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/pagyda-auroralis, accessed 2024/05/26.