Leucania spp. Ochsenheimer, 1816 -

Taxonomic Information

Leucania Ochsenheimer, 1816 species known from India. 
Leucania albistigma Moore, 1881. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Leucania basilinea Swinhoe, 1890. Myanmar
Leucania celebensis (Tams, 1935). India; Nepal. 
Leucania corrugata Hampson, 1894. India: Himachal Pradesh
Leucania curvilinea Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.
Leucania designata Walker, 1856. India: Karnataka (“Canara”: TL); Nepal; Myanmar. ​​​​​​​
Leucania fragilis (Butler, 1883). India: Himachal Pradesh.
Leucania ineana Snellen, 1880. India: Madhya Pradesh; Nepal. 
Leucania loreyi (Duponchel, 1827). India; Nepal. 
Leucania megaproctis (Hampson, 1905). Sri Lanka.
Leucania percussa Butler, 1880. India: West Bengal.
Leucania roseilinea Walker, 1862. India: Nilgiris.
Leucania polemusa Swinhoe, 1885. India: Maharashtra (Mumbai).
Leucania semiusta Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.
Leucania venalba Moore, 1867. India: West Bengal. 
Leucania uniformis Moore, 1881. NW Himalaya.
Leucania vana (Swinhoe, 1885). India: Maharashtra (Pune).
Leucania vindhyae Hreblay & Legrain, 1999. India: Vindhyas.
Leucania yu Guenée, 1852. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh112
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2133
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir1
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala12
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu12
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh2
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal11
Total12421113117

Leucania spp.: Oryza sativa, Triticum aestivum, Cynodon dactylon, Sorghum bicolor, Avena spp., Megathyrsus maximus, Cenchrus americanus, Saccharum officinarum, Paspalu spp., Setaria italica, Zea mays (Poaceae), Vigna mungo (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Leucania spp. Ochsenheimer, 1816 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/leucania-spp, accessed 2024/05/30.