Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837) - Three-windowed Cricula

Taxonomic Information

Cricula Walker, 1855 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Cricula agria Jordan, 1909. India: Tamil Nadu (Travancore: TL). 
Cricula gandhii Naumann & Löffler, 2013. Arunachal Pradesh (Rapum, near Along: TL). 
Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837). India, Nepal, Bhutan. 
Cricula trifenestrata andamanica Jordan, 1909. Andaman Is. 
Cricula tremula Naumann & Löffler, 2013. Myanmar. 
Cricula andrei Jordan, 1909. India: Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh; Bhutan. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam211
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka3
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga124
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total2112251251

Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837) – Three-windowed Cricula: Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Fabaceae), Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), Canarium indicum (Buseraceae), Exbucklandia populnea (Hamamelidaceae), Machilus gamblei (Lauraceae),Schleichera trijuga (Sapindaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Jordan, K. 1909. On the Species of Cricula (Saturniidae), Novit. zool. 16 (2) : 300-332. Text at https://archive.org/details/novitateszoologi16lond/page/302/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Tikader, A., Vijayan, K. and Saratchandra, B., 2014. Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer)(Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)-A silk producing wild insect in India. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, pp.22-29. For early stages of Cricula trifenestrata
 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837) – Three-windowed Cricula. 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/cricula-trifenestrata, accessed 2024/05/25.