Acolutha spp. Warren, 1894 -

Taxonomic Information

Acolutha Warren, 1894 species known from India. 
Acolutha pulchella (Hampson, 1891) (Hyria). India: Nilgiris (TL). 
Acolutha pictaria (Moore, 1888) (Emmelesia). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL). 
Acolutha bicristipennis Prout, 1931. India: South Andamans.
Acolutha flavipictaria Prout, 1922.India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Acolutha spp. -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
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
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111

Note: These two individuals look very to images on iNaturalist of to the subspecies shirozui of Acolutha pictaria. However, this is an extralimial species with no reports from the Indian region.
See at https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/66333557

Rajaei, H., Hausmann, A., Scoble, M., Wanke, D., Plotkin, D., Brehm, G., Murillo-Ramos, L. & Sihvonen, P. 2022. An online taxonomic facility of Geometridae (Lepidoptera), with an overview of global species richness and systematics. Integrative Systematics, 5 (2): 145-192. https://doi.org/10.18476/2022.577933. Synonymizes ssp. shirozui Inoue, 1955 with the nominate species.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Acolutha spp. Warren, 1894 – . 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/acolutha-spp, accessed 2024/07/24.