Plecoptera spp. Guenée, 1852 -

Taxonomic Information

Plecoptera Guenée, 1852 species from Indian subcontinent. 
At least 19 species of this genus are known from India. Most species are sexually dimorphic, and are difficult to separate without examining specimens and/or examining genitalia. 
 

Plecoptera bilinealis Leech (1889) (Calobochyla). Nepal, N. India. 

Plecoptera diaperas Hampson, 1926. Bhutan. 

Plecoptera fasciata (Hampson, 1891) (Poaphila). Nilgiris. 

Plecoptera ferrilineata Swinhoe, 1895. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera griseifusa (Hampson, 1895) (Talapa). Sikkim, Nagas. 

Plecoptera holostoma Swinhoe, 1895. Meghalaya.

Plecoptera luteiceps (Walker, 1865)(Poaphila). N. India, E. Himalayas.

Plecoptera misera (Butler, 1883) (Aphandala). India. 

Plecoptera oculata Moore, 1882. West Bengal, Maharashtra, Nepal, Bangladesh. 

Plecoptera pallidimargo Hampson, 1926. Sri Lanka. 

Plecoptera quaesita (Swinhoe, 1885) (Remigia). India, Andamans, Sri Lanka, Myanmar.

Plecoptera quinquelinea (Walker, 1865) (Toxocampa). Sri Lanka.

Plecoptera recta (Pagenstecher, 1886) (Madopa, Poaphila). S. India, Maharashtra.

Plecoptera reflexa Guenée, 1852. India, Nepal. 

Plecoptera sexlinea (Walker, 1865) (Toxocampa). Sri Lanka.

Plecoptera siderogramma Hampson, 1926. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera stigmatica (Warren, 1912) (Carteia). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera trimaculata Hampson, 1898. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera xanthoptera (Hampson, 1894) (Anereuthina). Myanmar. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh2
Chhattisgarh231
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir1
Jharkhand
Karnataka111
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1421
Manipur
Meghalaya111
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga15
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand21
West Bengal
Total1128113523
Plecoptera spp.: Dalbergia sissoo, Dalbergia horrida, Dalbergia latifolia, Dalbergia ovalis?, Pterocarpus marsupium (Fabaceae), Populus spp. (Salicaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Plecoptera spp. Guenée, 1852 – . 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/plecoptera-spp, accessed 2024/06/14.