Pidorus circe (Herrich-Schäffer, 1853) -

Taxonomic Information

Pidorus leno is a similar species (Moths of Nepal plate 65/3). Forewing pale band is much narrower and curved in circe.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pidorus circe -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total51
  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, pg 255, # 533
  2. Endo, T. & Y. Kishida. 1999. Day-flying Moths Chalcosiinae, Epicopeia. Endless Collection Series. Vol. 8. Published by Endless Science Information. Pg. 64:1-2. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pidorus circe (Herrich-Schäffer, 1853) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/pidorus-circe, accessed 2024/03/02.