Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859) -

Taxonomic Information

Terastia Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1854 species known from the Indian subcontinent (based on Singh et al. 2022).
Terastia diversalis (Walker, 1866). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859). Nepal; Bhutan; India.
Terastia meticulosalis Guenée, 1854. Indian: Nicobar Island, Bombay (Maharashtra), Calcutta, Kerala, Jharkhand, Car Nicobar, Bihar.
Terastia proceralis Lederer, 1863. Indian: East India, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Upper Assam, Naga Hills.
Terastia subjectalis Lederer, 1863. India?

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala122
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh11
Maharashtra1111
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha1
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total122532122

Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859): Erythrina arborescens, Erythrina suberosa, Erythrina subumbrans, Erythrina variegata (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Terastia egialealis (Walker, 1859) – . 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/terastia-egialealis, accessed 2024/03/03.