Polythlipta divaricata Moore, [1886] -

Taxonomic Information

Polythlipta Lederer, 1863 species known from India. 
Polythlipta cerealis Lederer, 1863. India: Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh.   
Polythlipta distorta Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Tamil Nadu (?), Kerala (?). 
Polythlipta divaricata Moore, 1885. India: Nagaland, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka. 
Polythlipta euroalis Swinhoe, 1889. India: NE India, Assam (Sivasagar), West Bengal. 
Polythlipta inconspicua Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Meghalaya. 
Polythlipta liquidalis Leech, 1889. 
Polythlipta macralis Lederer, 1863. 
Polythlipta ossealis Lederer, 1863. India: Assam, Sikkim, Meghalaya; Bhutan. 
Polythlipta peragrata Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Polythlipta rivulalis (Snellen, 1890). India: Sikkim. 
Polythlipta vagalis Walker, 1866. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Polythlipta divaricata -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya311
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total1232111211

Polythlipta divaricata Moore, [1886]: Phaseolus sp.(Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Polythlipta divaricata Moore, 1885. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon. – L. Reeve, London. i–xvi, 1–578, pls 144–214. Pg. 311. Pl. 179. TL: Sri Lanka.
  2. Irungbam, J.S., Chib, M.S. & Wangdi, K. (2016) Taxonomic review of the superfamily Pyraloidea in Bhutan (Lepidoptera). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, 9, 355–382. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japb.2016.06.004. Figure 11 B    
  3. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/63_Crambidae/6109_Pyraustinae/610906602_Polythlipta_divaricata/Polythlipta_divaricata.htm
  4. http://mothtaiwan.blogspot.in/2010/01/polythlipta-divaricata-moore-1886.html
  5. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 366, # 5064

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Polythlipta divaricata Moore, [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/polythlipta-divaricata, accessed 2024/06/15.