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Lichen moth

Padenia transversa (Walker, 1854)

Description:

Length: ~0.7cm Season : Winter season Time : 03:45pm 21Dec2021 Frequency : Very Rare Life stage : Adult

Habitat:

Spotted inside the car parking very close to open abandoned area with lot of plants.

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3 Comments

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 4 months ago

Oops, My bad. Looks like Padenia transversa is the correct ID. The other species is not found in south India, so this one seems correct.

m.prasad.369
m.prasad.369 4 months ago

Thank you ashimgogoi.ag and Ornithoptera80. :)
The ref link shows Padenia transversa.
Few more links :
https://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356356/P...
https://indiabiodiversity.org/observatio...
It seems that species under Genus Padenia are named based on the region/country they're found (correct me if it is wrong)

ashimgogoi.ag
ashimgogoi.ag 4 months ago

Padenia sordida i think

m.prasad.369
Spotted by
m.prasad.369

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Dec 21, 2021
Submitted on Dec 21, 2021

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