Parasa pastoralis Butler, 1885 -

Taxonomic Information

Similar species is Parasa stekolnikovi (Vietnam)

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Parasa pastoralis -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Parasa pastoralis Butler, 1885: Camellia sinensis (Theaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

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  2. 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 389, # 864.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal, pl 39/17.
  4. Solovyev, A.V. & T.J. Witt, 2009: The Limacodidae of Vietnam. Entomofauna Supplement 16: 33-229. pdf page 33
  5. Solovyev, A.V. (2014) Parasa Moore Auct: Phylogenetic review of the complex from the Palaearctic and Indomalayan regions (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). In: Proceedings of the Museum Witt Munich. Akademischer Verlag München, München, 240 pp.
 Pg. 104, Figure 123. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Parasa pastoralis Butler, 1885 – . 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/parasa-pastoralis, accessed 2024/02/22.