Siccia sagittifera (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Siccia Walker, 1854 species from India (Volynkin et al. 2023; Volynkin et al, 2017; Arctiid Moths of India, Vol 2.)
Siccia albisparsa (Hampson, 1898). NE India. 
Siccia amnaea (Swinhoe, 1894). NE India. 
Siccia fulvocincta (Hampson, 1900). S. India. 
Siccia maculifascia (Moore, 1878). NE India. 
Siccia guttulosana (Walker, 1863). India, Sri Lanka. 
Siccia mesozonata Hampson, 1898. NE India, Thailand, Malay Peninsula. 
Siccia nilgirica (Hampson, 1891). S India; Sri Lanka.  
Siccia nocturna (Hampson, 1900). NE India. 
Siccia quinquefascia (Hampson, 1891). S. India. 
Siccia sagittifera (Moore, 1888). TL: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. 
Siccia seriata Hampson, 1900. NE India, Thailand.
Siccia sordida (Butler, 1877). India: Coimbatore (TL), Punjab, Himachal Pradesh.; Sri Lanka. Aemene subcinerea Moore, 1878 is a synonym. 
Siccia taprobanis (Walker, 1854). India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, W and SW China. 
Siccia tenebrosa (Moore, 1878). TL: Mumbai, Maharashtra. 

Aemene flavescens Hampson, 1898. NE India. Listed as Halone flavescens (Hampson, 1898) (Funet).
Aemene tau Heylaerts, 1891 & Aemene spotoptera Singh & Kirti not listed in Volynkin et al. (2023). 

Note: As per Volynkin et al 2023, the genus Aemene Walker, 1854 stands revised to Siccia Walker, 1854. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andhra Pradesh
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Jammu and Kashmir1
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  1. Aemene sagittifera Moore, 1888. Proceedings of the general meetings for scientific business of the Zoological Society of London, 1888 pg 392. TL: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen88zool/page/391/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Siccia sagittifera Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 392, f. 305. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid2brituoft/page/392/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg 93, #1391.
  4.  Seitz,A. (Ed.) 1910. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 2 pg 53 & Pl 17c as Siccia sagittifera.
  5. Volynkin, A.V., Černý, K. and Ivanova, M.S., 2017. Description of a new Aemene Walker, 1854 from North Thailand and Myanmar, with a checklist of the genus (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4306(3), pp. 444-450.
  6. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. 
  7. Volynkin, A.V., 2023. Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Siccia Walker (= Aemene Walker, syn. n.) in the Afrotropics with descriptions of seventy-three new species, three new subspecies, and a check-list of Asiatic taxa of the genus (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini). Ecologica Montenegrina, 64, pp.1-184.
  8. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=956108 [accessed 01 August 2021]
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Siccia sagittifera (Moore, 1888) – . 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/siccia-sagittifera, accessed 2024/02/24.