Doloessa viridis Zeller, 1848 -

Taxonomic Information

Doloessa Zeller, 1848 species from the Indian subcontinent:
Doloessa constellata Hampson, 1898. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Doloessa ochrociliella (Ragonot, 1893). Andaman Is; Sri Lanka. 
Doloessa viridis Zeller, 1848. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Doloessa viridis -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
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Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala13
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
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Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
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Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Doloessa viridis Zeller, 1848: Detritophagous* Polyphagous* Aglaia elaeagnoidea (Meliaceae), Allium sativum (Amaryllidaceae), Cinnamomum camphora (Lauraceae), Cocos nucifera, Elaeis guineensis (Arecaceae), Hevea brasiliensis (Euphorbiaceae), Oryza sativa, Zea mays (Poaceae), Phaseolus spp.(Fabaceae), Sesamum spp. (Pedaliaceae), Shorea spp. (Dipterocarpaceae), Theobroma cacao (Malvaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Doloessa viridis Zeller, 1848; Isis von Oken 1848 (11): 860. (in German). 
  2. Thagora figurana Walker, 1863; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 27: 205. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso2728brit/page/205/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Tyana ornata Wileman, 1910; Entomologist 43 (569): 291. Text at https://archive.org/details/entomologist431910brit/page/291/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 4, # 4144 as Thagora figurana
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/pyra/viridis.html
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/124043-Doloessa-viridis
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Doloessa viridis Zeller, 1848 – . 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/doloessa-viridis, accessed 2024/03/02.