Aeolanthes cyclantha Meyrick, 1923 -

Taxonomic Information

Aeolanthes Meyrick, 1907 species known from India and Myanmar. 
Aeolanthes ampelurga Meyrick, 1925. India: Uttarakhand (TL: Mukteshwar, Kumaon).  
Aeolanthes callidora Meyrick, 1907. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills). 
Aeolanthes cyclantha Meyrick, 1923. India: Nilgiris (TL). 
Aeolanthes deltogramma Meyrick, 1923. India: Meghalaya (TL: Shillong).
Aeolanthes diacritica Meyrick, 1918. India: Meghalaya (TL: Shillong).
Aeolanthes dicraea Meyrick, 1908. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Aeolanthes euryatma Meyrick, 1908. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Aeolanthes lychnidias Meyrick, 1908. India: TL: Palni Hills. 
Aeolanthes meniscias Meyrick, 1918. Myanmar (TL: Koni). 
Aeolanthes oculigera Diakonoff, 1952. Myanmar. 
Aeolanthes rhodochrysa Meyrick, 1907. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Aeolanthes sagulata Meyrick, 1917. India: “Bengal” (TL: Chapra). 
Aeolanthes semicarnea Diakonoff, 1952. Myanmar.
Aeolanthes siphonias Meyrick, 1908. India: Himachal Pradesh (TL: Simla). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Aeolanthes cyclantha -


Aeolanthes rhodochrysa Meyrick, 1907 is a similar species but Aeolanthes cyclantha has HW dark fuscous colour, grey cilia and apical white blotch is more prominent in cyclantha

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
  1. Aeolanthes cyclantha Meyrick, 1923. Exotic Microlep. 2 (20): 611; TL: S.India, Nilgiris. Text at https://archive.org/details/exoticmicrolepid02meyr/page/611/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Clarke, J. F. G. 1955. Catalogue of the type specimens of Microlepidoptera in the British Museum (Natural History) described by Edward Meyrick, Vol.2:1-531. Pg. 402, Pl. 200/2a-d. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/136734#page/410/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/136734#page/411/mode/1up

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Aeolanthes cyclantha Meyrick, 1923 – . 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/Aeolanthes-cyclantha, accessed 2024/03/02.