Acmeshachia gigantea (Elwes, 1890) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Acmeshachia Matsumura, 1929 known from India. 
Acmeshachia albifascia (Moore, 1879). India (Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh); Myanmar; Nepal. 
Acmeshachia gigantea (Elwes, 1890). India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh); Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Acmeshachia gigantea -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh112
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total11412
  1. 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, Pg. 162 , # 290 as Notodonta gigantea.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Plate 28, #13
  3. www.jpmoth.org. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/01_NOTODONTIDAE/05_Dicranurinae/10_Acmeshachia/Acmeshachia%20gigantea/Acmeshachia%20gigantea.htm [accessed 19 Oct 2015]
  4. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae vol 5, pl 18/127.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Acmeshachia gigantea (Elwes, 1890) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/acmeshachia-gigantea, accessed 2024/04/16.