Acolutha pictaria (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Acolutha Warren, 1894 species known from India. 
Acolutha pulchella (Hampson, 1891) (Hyria). India: Nilgiris (TL). 
Acolutha pictaria (Moore, 1888) (Emmelesia). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL). 
Acolutha bicristipennis Prout, 1931. India: South Andamans.
Acolutha flavipictaria Prout, 1922.India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Acolutha pictaria -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh24
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total2411
  1. OD: Emmelesia pictaria Moore, 1888. Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln. Atkinson, p. 267.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 420, # 3845 as Cambogia pictaria. 
  3. Acolutha imbecilla Warren, 1905. Novit. zool., 12: 426.
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1997. The Moths of Borneo. Part 10. Geometridae: Sterrhinae, Larentiinae, Addenda to other Subfamilies. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/papuarisme/papuarisme_4_1.php [accessed 25 August 2016]
  5. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Pl. 3, Image 37.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Acolutha pictaria (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/acolutha-pictaria, accessed 2024/03/03.