Amata passalis (Fabricius, 1781) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Amata Fabricius, 1807 known from India.
Amata aurea (Swinhoe, 1908), India (Meghalaya).
Amata aureola (Swinhoe, 1902), India (Meghalaya).
Amata bicincta (Kollar, [1844]), India (Himalaya, NW India, Sikkim, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab).
Amata chlorocera (Hampson, 1892), India (Nagaland).
Amata cingulata (Weber, 1801), India (India, Andamans).
Amata compta (Walker, 1869), India (Sikkim, Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh).
Amata congenita Hampson, 1918, India (Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris, Shevaroys)).
Amata cyssea Hampson, 1898, India (Throughout Continental India (Kirti & Gill 2008e), Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Meghalaya, Bihar, Karnataka).
Amata divisa divisa (Walker, 1854), India (Meghalaya, Sikkim, Guwahati, Nagaland).
Amata divisa sikkima (Strand, 1917), India (Sikkim, Meghalaya).
Amata elongata (Hampson, 1900), India (South India, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra).
Amata emma (Butler, 1876), India (Assam).
Amata extensa (Walker, 1866), India (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri Hills)).
Amata flavifrons (Hampson, 1892), India (Meghalaya).
Amata edwardsii edwardsii (Butler, 1876), India (Assam).
Amata gelatina (Hampson, 1891), India (Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris)).
Amata georgina (Butler, 1876), India (Continental India (Goa, Karnataka, NW Himalayas)).
Amata huebneri (Boisduval, 1829), India (Throughout India).
Amata hydatina (Butler, 1876), India (Sikkim, West Bengal, Central India, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab).
Amata insueta (Swinhoe, 1892), India (West Bengal).
Amata khasiana (Butler 1876), India (Meghalaya).
Amata leucosoma (Butler, 1876), India (Jammu & Kashmir).
Amata lucina (Butler, 1876), India (Sikkim, West Bengal, Meghalaya).
Amata luteifascia (Hampson, 1892), India (Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh).
Amata madurensis (Hampson, 1901), India (Tamil Nadu).
Amata minor (Warren, 1888), India (Uttarakhand, Punjab).
Amata multifasciata (Hampson, 1892), India (Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya).
Amata multigutta (Walker, 1854), India (Sikkim, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland).
Amata ochreipuncta (Hampson, 1892), India (Orissa).
Amata passalis (Fabricius, 1781), India (Throughout India); Sri Lanka.
Amata pectoralis (Walker, 1854), India (Andamans).
Amata phoenicozona (Hampson, 1897), India (Andamans).
Amata pleurasticta (Hampson, 1901), India (Karnataka).
Amata sperbius (Fabricius, 1787), India (Sikkim, Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, Manipur, West Bengal, Nagaland).
Amata submarginalis (Walker, 1869), India (Sikkim, Meghalaya).
Amata syntomoides (Butler, 1876), India (NW Himalayas).
Amata unifascia (Hampson, 1892), India (Sikkim).
Amata verecunda (Swinhoe, 1902), India (Assam).
Amata vitrea (Walker, 1856), India (Assam, Manipur).
Amata wimberleyi (Swinhoe, 1889), India (Andamans).
Amata xanthograpta Hampson, 1914, India (Kashmir).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh112
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh211
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1234
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka111339312
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra232
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga152312121
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1112
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total510443671344106

Amata passalis (Fabricius, 1781): Cosmos sulphureus (Compositae), Cajanus cajan, Vigna unguiculata (Fabaceae), Ipomoea sp. (Convolvulaceae), Santalum album (Santalaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Zygaena passalis Fabricius, 1781. Spec. Ins. 2: 159
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. MothsVol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, Pg. 219, no 442.
  3. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Amata-passalis.php
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/332480-Amata-passalis

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Amata passalis (Fabricius, 1781) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.51. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/amata-passalis, accessed 2023/06/09.