Psilalcis pallidaria (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Psilalcis conspicuata lacks whitish patch on the forewing at http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/TaxBrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=92191 and Moths of Nepal, pl 35/25.

Psilalcis Warren, 1893 species known from India (Kirti et al. 2019).
Psilalcis albibasis Hampson, 1895. India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim; Nepal. 
Psilalcis bisinuata (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya.
Psilalcis breta breta (Swinhoe, 1890). India: Nilgiris Hills.
Psilalcis conspicuata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Psilalcis dierli Sato, 1995. Nepal; India: Kumaon, Nanital, Uttarakhand.
Psilalcis inceptaria (Walker, 1866). India: Nilgiris, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala.
Psilalcis indistincta (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Psilalcis inoueorum Sato, 2008. Myanmar (TL); India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Psilalcis pallidaria (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Psilalcis rufaria (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Psilalcis subochrea (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.
Psilalcis subtochracea (Hampson, 1902). India: Nilgiris.
Psilalcis thricophora (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh14
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal1
Total161
  1. Hampson, G.F.1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 262, # 3398 as Boarmia pallidaria
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 35/27 as Paralcis pallidaria.
  3. International Barcode of Life Project.http://lepbarcoding.org/geometridae/species.php?region=1&id=83298 [accessed 6 July 2016]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=323653 [accessed 6 July 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Psilalcis pallidaria (Moore, 1888) – . 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/psilalcis-pallidaria, accessed 2024/05/25.