Scientific name: Neurobasis chinensis Linnaeus Common name: Green metalwing Stream glory Comment: This species is usually found flying near the densely shaded streams.
Scientific name: Euphaea dispar Rambur Common name: Nilgiri torrent dart Comment: This species is endemic to the western ghats and breed in streams flowing through evergreen forests. The males are found resting on the twigs above water or on the rocks.
Scientific name: Rhyothemis variegata (Linnaeus) Common name: Common picture wing Variegated flutterer Comment: This species can be easily mistaken for butterflies owing to its weak flight habits.
Scientific name: Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) Common name: Fall armyworm (FAW) Comment: This species is a dangerous transboundary pest and its rapid spread has been attributed to the strong flight capacity of the insect. FAW is migratory in nature and moths fly for over 100km per night (FAO, 2017).