Parapoynx votalis (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

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra12
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. Oligostigma votalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 16: 433; TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1618brit/page/433/mode/1up?view=theater&q=votalis
  2. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. pg. 302. 
  3. Hampson, G. F, 1893. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Part 9. Pl. 174/4. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75389#page/229/mode/1up
  4. 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 194 #4640 as Nymphula votalis
  5. Parapoynx votalis in Speidel & Mey, 1999, Tijdschr. Ent. 142: 136
 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Parapoynx votalis (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-votalis, accessed 2023/06/08.