Soritia pulchella (Kollar, [1844]) -

Subspecies in India

Soritia pulchella octopunctata (Möschler, 1872). NE Himalaya. 
Soritia pulchella pulchella (Kollar, [1844]). Western Himalaya. 

Taxonomic Information

List of Soritia Walker, 1854 species known from India.
Soritia pulchella (Kollar, [1844]). India: Uttarakhand (Mussoorie), Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Soritia shahama (Moore, [1866]). India: North India, West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Soritia bicolor (Moore, 1884). India: North India.
Soritia nigribasalis Hampson, [1893]. India: Sikkim.
Soritia viridibasalis (Dudgeon, 1905). Myanmar.
Soritia sevastopuloi Tremewan, 1959. India: North India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Soritia pulchella -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh2
Jammu and Kashmir1
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim12
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand311
West Bengal1
Total133221

Soritia pulchella (Kollar, [1844]): Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), Lagerstroemia indica (Lythraceae),Malus pumila, Rubus macilentus (Rosaceae), Melastoma malabathricum (Melastomataceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. Moths 1. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 252, #525.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. Plate 33 fg.14 & 17.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). www.barcodinglife.org. Accessed August 2015. Soritia pulchella.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Soritia pulchella (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/soritia-pulchella, accessed 2024/04/20.