Phalera grotei Moore, 1859 - Grote's Buff-tip

Taxonomic Information

Phalera Hübner, 1819 species known from India.
Phalera argenteolepis Schintlmeister, 1997. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Phalera (Phalera) birmicola Bryk, 1949. India: Uttarakhand; Myanmar.
Phalera (Phalera) combusta (Walker, 1855). India: Uttarakhand, NE India, Maharashtra; Myanmar; Nepal.
Phalera eminens Schintlmeister, 1997. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Phalera (Phalera) goniophora Hampson, 1910. India: Punjab, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh; Myanmar; Nepal.
Phalera (Phalera) grotei Moore, 1860. India: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andaman Islands; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal.
Phalera (Phalera) javana javana Moore, 1859, India: Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Nagaland, Maharashtra.
Phalera (Phalera) parivala Moore, 1860. India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, NE India; Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan.
Phalera (Phalera) procera (Felder & Felder, 1874). India: Uttarakhand, Sikkim, NE India, Maharashtra.
Phalera (Phalera) raya Moore, 1860. India: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Nagaland, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris); Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka.
Phalera (Phalera) sangana Moore, 1860. India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, NE India, Maharashtra; Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal.
Phalera (Erconholda) torpida torpida Walker, 1865. India: NW India, Sikkim, NE India; Bangladesh; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Phalera grotei - Grote's Buff-tip


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand3
West Bengal
Total1124
  1. OD: Phalera grotei Moore, 1859, in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lepid. Insects in Mus. Hon. E. India Co 2: 434.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 95/4.
  3. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae, pg 230, pl 37/no 261.
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1983. The Moths of Borneo. Part 4. Notodontidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-4/phalera/notodontidae_14_3.php [accessed 01 Sep 2016]
  5. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/01_NOTODONTIDAE/08_Phalerinae/04_Phalera/Phalera%20grotei/Phalera%20grotei.htm [accessed 01 Sep 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Phalera grotei Moore, 1859 – Grote's Buff-tip. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/phalera-grotei, accessed 2024/04/14.