Miresa spp. Walker, 1855 -

Taxonomic Information

Miresa Walker, 1855 species known from the Indian subcontinent

Miresa albipuncta (Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]). S. India; Sri Lanka.
Miresa argentifera Walker, 1855. S. India; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 
Miresa bracteata Butler, 1880. India; Bhutan; Nepal. 
Miresa burmensis Hering, 1931. Myanmar. 
Miresa decedens Walker, 1855.India; Bhutan; Nepal. 
Miresa exigua Hering, 1931. India: Naga Hills (TL). 
Miresa fulgida Wileman, 1910. Bhutan.
Miresa metathermistis Hampson, 1910. India: Maharashtra (Mumbai), Goa (Karwar), Karnataka (“Canara”). 
Miresa nivaha Moore, 1859. India: Karnataka (TL: “Canara”); Kerala. 
Miresa pyronota Hampson, 1910. Sri Lanka (TL: Trincomali).
Miresa sibinoides Hering, 1931. India: Karnataka (TL: “Canara”).
Miresa urga Hering, 1933. India: Arunachal Pradesh (?). 
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh161
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala119
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1121
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total161442102

Miresa spp. : Acacia auriculiformis, Acacia mangium, Butea monosperma, Erythrina fusca, Erythrina variegata, Xylia xylocarpa (Fabaceae), Coffea arabica, Cinchona? (Rubiaceae), Dimocarpus longan (Sapindaceae),  Eugenia (Myrtaceae), Litchi chinensis (Sapindaceae), Rosa, Pyrus communis (Rosaceae), Spondias pinnata (Anacardiaceae), Terminalia spp. (Combretaceae), Ziziphus mauritiana (Rhamnaceae),Vernicia montana (Euphorbiaceae), Ricinus communis, Vernicia montana (Euphorbiaceae), Alseodaphne (Lauraceae), Buchanania (Anacardiaceae), , Mangifera (Anacardiaceae), Manilkara zapota (Sapotaceae), Musa paradisiaca (Musaceae), Terminalia catappa (Combretaceae), Exbucklandia populnea (Hamamelidaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010); Diospyros ebenum (Ebenaceae) (Smetacek et al. 2011). 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Miresa spp. Walker, 1855 – . 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/miresa-spp, accessed 2024/05/19.