Plecoptera recta (Pagenstecher, 1886) -

Taxonomic Information

Plecoptera Guenée, 1852 species from Indian subcontinent. 
At least 19 species of this genus are known from India. Most species are sexually dimorphic, and are difficult to separate without examining specimens and/or examining genitalia. 
 

Plecoptera bilinealis Leech (1889) (Calobochyla). Nepal, N. India. 

Plecoptera diaperas Hampson, 1926. Bhutan. 

Plecoptera fasciata (Hampson, 1891) (Poaphila). Nilgiris. 

Plecoptera ferrilineata Swinhoe, 1895. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera griseifusa (Hampson, 1895) (Talapa). Sikkim, Nagas. 

Plecoptera holostoma Swinhoe, 1895. Meghalaya.

Plecoptera luteiceps (Walker, 1865)(Poaphila). N. India, E. Himalayas.

Plecoptera misera (Butler, 1883) (Aphandala). India. 

Plecoptera oculata Moore, 1882. West Bengal, Maharashtra, Nepal, Bangladesh. 

Plecoptera pallidimargo Hampson, 1926. Sri Lanka. 

Plecoptera quaesita (Swinhoe, 1885) (Remigia). India, Andamans, Sri Lanka, Myanmar.

Plecoptera quinquelinea (Walker, 1865) (Toxocampa). Sri Lanka.

Plecoptera recta (Pagenstecher, 1886) (Madopa, Poaphila). S. India, Maharashtra.

Plecoptera reflexa Guenée, 1852. India, Nepal. 

Plecoptera sexlinea (Walker, 1865) (Toxocampa). Sri Lanka.

Plecoptera siderogramma Hampson, 1926. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera stigmatica (Warren, 1912) (Carteia). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera trimaculata Hampson, 1898. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Plecoptera xanthoptera (Hampson, 1894) (Anereuthina). Myanmar. 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Plecoptera recta (Pagenstecher, 1886): Dalbergia horrida (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. OD: Madopa recta Pagenstecher, 1886. Dt. ent. Z. Iris, 1: 43.
  2. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong.  FullText.pdf plate no 37
  3. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/anobini/anobini_4_4.php [accessed 5 August 2016]
  4. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/13_ANOBINAE/Pleceoptera/Plecoptera%20recta/Plecoptera%20recta.htm [accessed 5 August 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Plecoptera recta (Pagenstecher, 1886) – . 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/plecoptera-recta, accessed 2024/06/24.