Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Asota Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Asota canaraica Moore, 1878. India.
Asota caricae Fabricius, 1775. Sri Lanka; India.
Asota clara Butler, 1875. Myanmar.
Asota egens (Walker, 1854). Nepal; Myanmar; India: Naga Hills, Nagaland, Sikkim, Khasia Hills, Mehgalaya.
Asota ficus Fabricius, 1775. Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India.
Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758). India.
Asota paphos (Fabricius, 1787). India: NE Himalaya.
Asota plaginota Butler, 1875. Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: NE India, Sikkim.
Asota producta (Butler, 1875). Sri Lanka; India.
Asota sericea Moore, 1878. India.
Asota tortuosa Moore, 1872. Nepal; Myanmar; India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
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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
Meghalaya331
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758): Averrhoa carambola (Oxalidaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Holloway, J. D. 1988. The Moths of Borneo. Part 6. Arctiidae: Syntominae, Euchomiinae, Arctiinae, Aganainae (to Noctuidae). Online page.
  2. Kononenko, V. S, A. Pinratana. 2013. Volume 3: Noctuidae Part 1. Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Pypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. No 509, Pl. 34/7-8

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Asota heliconia (Linnaeus, 1758) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.63. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/asota-heliconia, accessed 2023/12/11.