Cirrhochrista spissalis (Guenée, [1854]) -

Taxonomic Information

Cirrhochrista Lederer, 1863 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Cirrhochrista annulifera Hampson, 1919
Cirrhochrista bifurcalis Hampson, 1919
Cirrhochrista brizoalis (Walker, 1859)
Cirrhochrista fumipalpis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
Cirrhochrista fuscusa Chen, Song & Wu, 2006
Cirrhochrista pulchellalis Lederer, 1863
Cirrhochrista semibrunnea Hampson, 1896
Cirrhochrista spissalis (Guenée, 1854)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cirrhochrista spissalis -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
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
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1

Cirrhochrista spissalis (Guenée, [1854]): Ficus carica (Moraceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

  1. OD: Botys spissalis Guenée, [1854]. Deltoïdes et pyralites. In: Boisduval, J.A. & Guenée, A., Hist. nat. des Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) Vol. 8, 448pp. + 10 pls., Librarie Encyclopédique de Roret: Paris. Pg. 326-327. 
  2. Inoue, H., S. Sugi, H. Kuroko, S. Moriuti & A. Kawabe. 1982. Moths of Japan. Vol. 2 Tokyo: Kodansha.pl. 38/35. 
  3. http://www.pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?spisalis 
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/209548-Cirrhochrista-spissalis 

Notes: Sometimes listed as Pachybotys Warren, 1895 but we follow Nuss et al 2021 for generic placement. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cirrhochrista spissalis (Guenée, [1854]) – . 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/cirrhochrista-spissalis, accessed 2024/03/02.