Praezygaena caschmirensis Kollar, 1844 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Praezygaena Alberti, 1954 species known from India.
Praezygaena caschmirensis (Kollar, [1844]). Pakistan; Nepal; India: Kashmir.
Praezygaena erythrosoma (Hampson, [1893]). Nepal.

Day-flying moth. Seen feeding commonly on Buddelja flowers.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Praezygaena caschmirensis -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total11

Praezygaena caschmirensis Kollar, 1844: Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  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 fig. Pg. 230. Accessed online June 2015.

  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. Pl. 53, fg.25

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Praezygaena caschmirensis Kollar, 1844 – . 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/praezygaena-caschmirensis, accessed 2024/04/14.