Cania spp. Walker, 1855 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Cania Walker, 1855 species known from India.
Cania acutivalva Holloway, 1986. Myanmar.
Cania bilinea (Walker, 1855). Bhutan; India.
Cania himalayana Holloway, 1987. Nepal; Pakistan; India:  N.India, Punjab, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Assam.
Cania obliquifascia (Hampson, 1900).Sri Lanka; India: Chennai, Trichinopoly, Tamil Nadu, Calicut, Kerela.
Cania sericea Walker, 1855. India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cania spp. -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total112
  1. Cania Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1177; TL: India. text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso46brit#page/1177/mode/1up.
  2. Solovyev, A.V., 2014. A taxonomic and morphological review of the genus Cania Walker, 1855 (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). Entomological Review, 94(5), pp.698-711.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cania spp. Walker, 1855 – . 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/cania-spp, accessed 2024/02/22.