Polynesia sunandava (Walker, 1861) -

Subspecies in India

Tribal classification needs resolution. Often placed in Eupitheciini. 

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Polynesia Swinhoe, 1892 species known from India. 
Polynesia sunandava (Walker, 1861)
Polynesia truncapex Swinhoe, 1892
Polynesia curtitibia Prout, 1922

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Polynesia sunandava -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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  1. OD: Pomasia sunandava Walker, 1861. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus.22: 657, TL: Ceylon
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 418, # 3839. 
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 38.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=597199 [accessed 27 December 2019]
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/461130-Polynesia-sunandava

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Polynesia sunandava (Walker, 1861) – . 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/polynesia-sunandava, accessed 2024/06/18.