Cania sericea Walker, 1855 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Cania Walker, 1855 species known from India.
Cania acutivalva Holloway, 1986. Myanmar.
Cania bilinea (Walker, 1855). Bhutan; India.
Cania himalayana Holloway, 1987.Nepal; Pakistan; India:  N.India, Punjab, Sikkim, Darjeeling, Assam.
Cania obliquifascia (Hampson, 1900).Sri Lanka; India: Chennai, Trichinopoly, Tamil Nadu, Calicut, Kerela.
Cania sericea Walker, 1855. India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cania sericea -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala31
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra22
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total323

Cania sericea Walker, 1855: Cocos nucifera (Arecaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

  1. Cania sericea Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1178; TL: India. text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso46brit#page/1178/mode/1up.
  2. Solovyev, A.V., 2014. A taxonomic and morphological review of the genus Cania Walker, 1855 (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). Entomological Review, 94(5), pp.698-711. Fig. 1 for male. Fig 2 for female. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cania sericea Walker, 1855 – . 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/cania-sericea, accessed 2024/06/21.