Crocidolomia spp. Zeller, 1852 -

Taxonomic Information

Crocidolomia Zeller, 1852 species known from India.
Crocidolomia luteolalis Hampson, 1893
Crocidolomia pavonana (Fabricius, 1794)
Crocidolomia suffusalis (Hampson, 1891)

Males have tuft of hair on forewing in Crocidolomia pavonana and Crocidolomia luteolalisCrocidolomia suffusalis (Hampson, 1891), the third species from India has a prominent black patch on FW inner margin. 
Chen, N. and Wang, S.X., 2013. Review of the genus Crocidolomia Zeller, 1852 from China (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). SHILAP Revista de lepidopterología, 41(163), pp.357-364. Mentions in a key that pavonana and luteolalis have two discocellular stigma and pavonana is pale yellow while luteolalis is bright ferruginous red.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Crocidolomia spp. -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1111
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1131

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Crocidolomia spp. Zeller, 1852 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.42. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/crocidolomia-spp, accessed 2023/04/01.