Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) - Necklace Veneer

Taxonomic Information

More than 50 species of Euchromius Guenée, 1845 are known globally. Though only two species are known from India, these species groups are best separated by examining genitalia. 

Euchromius ornatus Schouten, 1992. S. India.
Euchromius circulus Schouten, 1992. Myanmar
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) (Palparia). India. 
Mathew (2016) only lists Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) from India. 

Euchromius ornatus Schouten, 1992. S. India has three terminal black dots on FW margin. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Euchromius ocellea - Necklace Veneer


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat31
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan11
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand32
West Bengal1
Total6441
Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) – Necklace Veneer: Lolium spp. (Poaceae), Detritophagous* (Robinson et al. 2010)
  1. Palparia ocellea Haworth, 1811; Lepid. Britannica (3): 486; TL: England. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 141/1. 
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 24, # 4200. Listed as Eromene ocellea
  4. Schouten, R. T. 1988. Revision of the species of the genus Euchromius Guenée, 1845 (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Crambinae) occurring in the Afrotropical region Zool. Verh. 244 (1): 1-64
  5. Schouten, R. T. 1992. Revision of the genera Euchromius Guenée and Miyakea Marumo (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Crambinae) Tijdschr. ent. 135: 191-274.
  6. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 49.9. 
  7. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Euchromius_Ocellea

 

 

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Euchromius ocellea (Haworth, 1811) – Necklace Veneer. 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/euchromius-ocellea, accessed 2024/03/05.