Epicrocis oegnusalis (Walker, 1859) -

Taxonomic Information

Epicrocis Zeller, 1848 species known from India and Sri Lanka. 
Epicrocis festivella Zeller, 1848
Epicrocis hilarella Ragonot, 1888
Epicrocis gratella (Walker, 1863). Sri Lanka.
Epicrocis oegnusalis (Walker, 1859). Nepal; Sri Lanka; Myanmar; Bangladesh; India: Andamans.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Epicrocis oegnusalis -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat111
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu3
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand22
West Bengal
Total11325
  1. OD : Pyralis oegnusalis Walker, 1859. Pyralides. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 19: 799–1036, pg 905.
  2. 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 85 #4375 & Fig 53 as Epicrocis lateritialis
  3. 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 85 #4376 (synonym of oegnusalis, possibly the female).
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl 143.26.
  5. Qi, M. and Bae, Y.S., 2015. Taxonomic study of the genus Epicrocis Zeller (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Phycitinae) in Cambodia, with description of a new species. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 18(3), pp.577-581.
  6. Liu, H. and Li, H., 2020. Review of the genus Epicrocis Zeller, 1848 in China (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae), with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa 4834 (1): 133–144. 
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/338085-Epicrocis-oegnusalis
  8. http://www.jpmoth.org/Pyralidae/Phycitinae/Epicrocis_oegnusalis.html
 
 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Epicrocis oegnusalis (Walker, 1859) – . 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/epicrocis-oegnusalis, accessed 2024/06/15.