Parapoynx crisonalis (Walker, 1859) -

Taxonomic Information

Parapoynx Hübner, [1825] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
 
Parapoynx affinialis Guenée, 1854. India.
Parapoynx andreusialis (Hampson, 1912). Nilgiris.
Parapoynx bilinealis (Snellen, 1876). Punjab
Parapoynx crisonalis (Walker, 1859). India; Sri Lanka.
Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880. India. 
Parapoynx fluctuosalis (Zeller, 1852). India.
Parapoynx fusalis (Hampson, 1896). Naga Hills. 
Parapoynx fuscicostalis (Hampson, 1896). West Bengal.
Parapoynx gangeticalis Lederer, 1863. India?
Parapoynx leucostola (Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Parapoynx stagnalis (Zeller, 1852). India.
Parapoynx votalis (Walker, 1859). West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra; Sri Lanka.
Parapoynx villidalis (Walker, 1859). India; Sri Lanka. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Parapoynx crisonalis -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1111311
Parapoynx crisonalis (Walker, 1859): Euryale ferox, Nelumbo nucifera, Nymphaea alba, Nymphaea nouchali, Nymphoides cristata, Trapa natans var. bispinosa  (Nymphaeaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Hydrocampa crisonalis Walker,1859. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus.19: 961. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso1921brit#page/961/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg 192, #4636 as Nymphula crisonalis
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/522970-Parapoynx-crisonalis
  4. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acen/crisonalis.html [accessed 23 October 2020]
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=328121 [accessed 23 October 2020]

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Parapoynx crisonalis (Walker, 1859) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/parapoynx-crisonalis, accessed 2023/05/29.