Campylotes histrionicus Westwood, 1839 - Harlequin Moth

Taxonomic Information

List of Campylotes Westwood, 1839 species known from India:
Campylotes altissima Elwes, 1890. India: Sikkim.
Campylotes atkinsoni Moore, 1879. India: North India.
Campylotes burmana Hampson, 1920. Myanmar.
Campylotes excelsa Oberthür, 1896. India: Sikkim.
Campylotes histrionicus Westwood, 1839. Nepal. India: North India (Himalaya).
Campylotes kotzechi Röber, 1926. India: North India.
Campylotes sikkimensis Elwes, 1890. India: North India.
Campylotes splendida Elwes, 1890. India: NE India.
Campylotes wernickei Röber, 1925. India: North India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Campylotes histrionicus - Harlequin Moth


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh132
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11
Jammu and Kashmir1
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand212
West Bengal
Total32144

Campylotes histrionicus Westwood, 1840: Lyonia ovalifolia, Rhododendron sp. (Ericaceae) (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 527 p - 333 fig, pg. 274 #586

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Campylotes histrionicus Westwood, 1839 – Harlequin Moth. 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/campylotes-histrionicus, accessed 2024/04/20.