Cispia punctifascia Walker, 1855 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Cispia Walker, 1855 known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Cispia alba (Moore, 1879). Sri Lanka (TL).
Cispia charma Swinhoe, 1899. India: Karnataka (Karwar: TL), Kerala. 
Cispia ochrophaea Collenette, 1932. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Cispia punctifascia Walker, 1855. India; Sri Lanka.
Cispia venosa Walker, 1862. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cispia punctifascia -


Cispia venosa "Differs from punctifascia in being bright orange. Fore wing bright orange, the band broader and the striae edging it only slightly darker than the ground colour. Underside of both wings with a fucsous maculate band, the apex of fore wing fuscous." Hampson [1893]. 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
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
Sikkim12
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total123
Cispia punctifascia Walker, 1855: Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. OD: Cispia punctifascia Walker, 1855. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Dept. of Zoology. Pg. 857. TL: Sikkim
  2. 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 492 , # 1125
  3. Holloway, J. D. 1999. The Moths of Borneo.Part 5. Lymantriidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-5/incertaesedis/incertae_1_1.php [accessed 10 August 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cispia punctifascia Walker, 1855 – . 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/cispia-punctifascia, accessed 2024/02/22.