Bivincula kalikotei (Dierl, 1978) -

Taxonomic Information

Bivincula Dierl, 1978 species known from the South Himalaya. 
Bivincula diaphana (Moore, 1879). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills). 

Bivincula kalikotei (Dierl, 1978). Nepal (TL); India: Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal. 
Bivincula watsoni Dierl, 1978. India: Sikkim (TL), Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Bivincula kalikotei -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
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Pondicherry
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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total11
  1. OD: Bivinculata kalikotei Dierl, 1978. Spixiana (1) 3: 262. Nepal (TL). Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28201841#page/282/mode/1up. Genitalia at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28201841#page/283/mode/1up.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 20/11. As Bivinculata kalikotei. Pl. 20/11 and Pl. 20/12 labels are interchanged.
  3. Wang, X., Wang, M., Zolotuhin, V.V., Hirowatari, T., Wu, S. and Huang, G.H., 2015. The fauna of the family Bombycidae sensu lato (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea) from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hainan Islands. Zootaxa, 3989(1), pp.1-138. Fig. 16E. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Bivincula kalikotei (Dierl, 1978) – . 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/bivincula-kalikotei, accessed 2024/03/03.