Eois dissimilis (Moore, [1887]) -

Taxonomic Information

Eois Hübner, 1818 species known from India.
Eois dissimilis (Moore, [1887]) (Pseudasthena). India: Tamil Nadu, Kerala; Sri Lanka. 
Eois grataria (Walker, 1861) (Hyria). India (NE India); Sri Lanka. 
Eois ingrataria ingrataria (Warren, 1898) (Psilocambogia). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).  
Eois lunulosa lunulosa (Moore, [1887]) (Pseudasthena). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Sikkim; Sri Lanka. 
Eois memorata (Walker, 1861) (Pomasia). India; Nepal. 
Eois phaneroscia Prout, 1922.  India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Assam (Tezpur). 
Eois plicata (Moore, 1888) (Bardanes). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Eois dissimilis -


Eois versimilis Prout, 1992 is a extralimital species, similar to dissimilis but antennae in male of Eois versimilis has pectinnations while in dissimilis it is simple.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Kerala111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
  1. OD: Pseudasthena dissimilis Moore, [1887]. Lep. Ceylon. 3: 450, Pl. 199/7. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/36660#page/472/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/36660#page/713/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs.pg. 419, # 3840. Listed as Cambogia dissimilis
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920 Image 47. 
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=676688 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1163964-Eois-dissimilis 

 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eois dissimilis (Moore, [1887]) – . 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/eois-dissimilis, accessed 2024/04/23.