Gerontha spp. Walker, 1864 -

Taxonomic Information

Gerontha Walker, 1864 species known from India. 
Gerontha captiosella Walker, 1864. Sri Lanka. 
Gerontha dracuncula Meyrick, 1928. S. Andamans. 
Gerontha rugulosa Li & Xiao, 2009. S. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Gerontha spp. -


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  1. Gerontha captiosella Walker, 1864. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Vol. 29, pg. 782. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120181#page/232/mode/1up
  2. Gerontha captiosella; Moore, 1884-87. Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol. 3 , p. 521. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9340650#page/543/mode/1up
  3. Li, H-H., & Y-L, Xiao, 2009. Taxonomic study on the genus Gerontha Walker (Lepidoptera, Tineidae) from China, with descriptions of four new species. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 34(2), pp.224-233.
  4. Singh, A. P. & Lekhendra. 2022. Moths (Lepidoptera : Heterocera) of New Forest Campus, Dehradun, India. Indian Forester, 148 (6): 632-643. Reports from Dehradun. 
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=955978
     

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Gerontha spp. Walker, 1864 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.62. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/Gerontha-spp, accessed 2023/12/07.