Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880 - Hydrilla Leafcutter Moth

Taxonomic Information

Parapoynx Hübner, [1825] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
 
Parapoynx affinialis Guenée, 1854. India.
Parapoynx andreusialis (Hampson, 1912). Nilgiris.
Parapoynx bilinealis (Snellen, 1876). Punjab
Parapoynx crisonalis (Walker, 1859). India; Sri Lanka.
Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880. India. 
Parapoynx fluctuosalis (Zeller, 1852). India.
Parapoynx fusalis (Hampson, 1896). Naga Hills. 
Parapoynx fuscicostalis (Hampson, 1896). West Bengal.
Parapoynx gangeticalis Lederer, 1863. India?
Parapoynx leucostola (Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Parapoynx stagnalis (Zeller, 1852). India.
Parapoynx votalis (Walker, 1859). West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra; Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh121
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka5
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga411
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal
Total111278351

Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880 – Hydrilla Leafcutter Moth: Oryza sativa (Poaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880. Tijdschr. Ent. 23: 242. Text at https://archive.org/stream/tijdschriftvoore23187980nede#page/242/mode/1up
  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 193, # 4638 as Nymphula diminutalis.
  3. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=121975 [accessed 03 October 2018]
  4. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/parapoynx_diminutalis.htm [accessed 03 October 2018]
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acen/diminutalis.html

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880 – Hydrilla Leafcutter Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.60. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/parapoynx-diminutalis, accessed 2023/10/03.