Gesonia spp. Walker, [1859] -

Taxonomic Information

Gesonia Walker, [1859] species known from the Indian subcontinent.

Gesonia gemma (Swinhoe, 1885). India: Pune, Maharashtra.

Gesonia inscitia (Swinhoe, 1885). India: Mumbai, Maharashtra, Nilgiri district.

Gesonia obeditalis Walker, [1859]. Sri Lanka; India: Pune, Mumbai, Maharashtra, North India.

Gesonia thermesina Hampson, 1926. India: Khasis, Meghalaya. 

Former species

Gesonia plumipars (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.Listed by Lepindex/iNaturalist as Hemipsectra plumipars (Hampson, 1891) with Gesonia as its synonym. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka22331
Kerala111111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga2
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu4
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal
Total1112631246
Gesonia spp.: Glycine max (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Gesonia spp. Walker, [1859] – . 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/gesonia-spp, accessed 2024/03/02.