Zamarada spp. Moore, [1887] -

Taxonomic Information

Zamarada Moore, [1887] species known from India. 
Zamarada baliata (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). Himalaya; Sri Lanka. 
Zamarada dilata Walia & Sharanpreet, 2014. Himachal Pradesh.
Zamarada eogenaria cosmiaria Swinhoe, 1893. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Nagaland; Myanmar. 
Zamarada excisa Hampson, 1891. Nilgiris.
Zamarada gudalurensis Kirti & Saxena 2019. Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. 
Zamarada imphalensis Walia & Sharanpreet, 2014. Imphal, Manipur.
Zamarada pseudobaliata Sood, 2009. Punjab.
Zamarada scriptifasciata (Walker, [1863]). Sikkim.
Zamarada symmetra Fletcher, 1874. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Zamarada valvata Kirti & Saxena, 2019. Mizoram.
 
Zamarada baliata, Zamarada scriptifasciata and Zamarada valvata are similar species; best separated by genitalia. 
Zamarada pseudobaliata and Zamarada gudalurensis are similar species; best separated by genitalia.
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra31
Manipur
Meghalaya12
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal
Total31132211
Zamarada spp. : Cassia fistula (Fabaceae), Hypericum spp. (Hypericaceae), Theobroma cacao (Malvaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Fletcher, D. S. 1974. A revision of the Old World genus Zamarada (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology. Supplement 22: 1-498. 
  2. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. 

Other Notes

Larval Host Plants:

Zamarada spp. : Cassia fistula (Fabaceae), Hypericum spp. (Hypericaceae), Theobroma cacao (Malvaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Zamarada spp. Moore, [1887] – . 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/zamarada-spp, accessed 2024/02/22.