Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843) -

Taxonomic Information

Chrysodeixis Hübner, 1821 species known from India.

Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858). India (West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu).

Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper, 1789). India (West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu).

Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843). India.

Chrysodeixis minutus Dufay, 1970. India (Kerala).

Chrysodeixis permissa (Walker, 1858). India (Karnataka, Kerala).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843): Abelmoschus esculentus, Alcea spp. (Malvaceae), Arachis hypogaea, Cajanus cajan, Cicer arietinum, Glycine max, Phaseolus vulgaris (Fabaceae), Beta vulgaris (Amaranthaceae), Brassica oleracea, Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus (Brassicaceae), Canna indica (Cannaceae), Citrus spp. (Rutaceae), Cucumis sativus, Cucurbita pepo (Curcubitaceae), Cyphomandra betacea, Lycopersicon esculentum, Solanum melongena, Solanum tuberosum (Solanaceae), Dahlia spp. (Asteraceae), Eleusine indica, Zea mays (Poaceae), Ipomoea spp. (Convolvulaceae), Morus spp. (Moraceae), Pelargonium spp. (Geraniaceae), Coleus spp. (Lamiaceae), Spathoglottis spp. (Orchidaceae), Theobroma cacao (Sterculiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. OD: Plusia eriosoma Doubleday, 1843. In: Dieffenbach, Trav. New Zealand 2: 285.
  2. Plusia verticillata Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Insectes, Spec. gen. Lepid. 6: 344. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs.569, # 2663, Fig. 321 as Plusia eriosoma
  4. Chrysodeixis eriosoma Doubleday. Holloway, 1976: 32, 1977: 81.
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 44/24. 
  6. Twinkle, P.R. Shashank and Chattopadhyay, P.C., 2018. Taxonomy of agriculturally important plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Indian Journal of Entomology, 80(3), pp.748-760.
  7. Muddasar*, Venkateshalu & Patil, S., 2020. Taxonomy of plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) collected from vegetable ecosystem of Karnataka. Journal of Entomological Research, 44(3), pp.439-448.
  8. https://www.leps.it/indexjs.htm?SpeciesPages/ChrysAcuta.htm 
  9. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-14/plusiinae/plusiinae_1_1.php 
  10. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/plus/eriosoma.html
 

Other Notes

Notes: Chrysodeixis acuta (Walker, 1858) and Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843) are similar species and are best separated by examining male genitalia. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Doubleday, 1843) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/chrysodeixis-eriosoma, accessed 2024/02/25.