Gynautocera papilionaria Guérin-Meneville, 1831 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Gynautocera Guérin-Méneville, 1831 species known from India.
Gynautocera papilionaria Guérin-Méneville, 1831. Myanmar; India: Kashmir, Bengal.
Gynautocera fraterna (Moore, 1883). India: Kolkata, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Gynautocera papilionaria -


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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand2
West Bengal
Total112

Gynautocera papilionaria Guérin-Meneville, 1831: Litsea monopetala (Lauraceae) (Smetacek et al. 2011).

  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg 279, # 595, fg.186
  2. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=515327 [accessed 25 August 2015]
  3. Yen, S.H., Robinson, G.S. and Quicke, D.L., 2005. The phylogenetic relationships of Chalcosiinae (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Zygaenidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 143(2), pp.161-341.Fig. 48F for caterpillar. The caterpillar on the website differs slightly from that shown in Yen et al. 2005; possibly indiviual variation or a different instar. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Gynautocera papilionaria Guérin-Meneville, 1831 – . 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/gynautocera-papilionaria, accessed 2024/04/20.