Fascellina chromataria Walker, 1860 -

Taxonomic Information

Other Fascellina sp.


List of Fascellina known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Fascellina chromataria Walker, 1860. India: Sikkim, Assam, Nilgiris, Andaman.
Fascellina dacoda Swinhoe, 1893, India: Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Fascellina hypochryseis Swinhoe, 1894.
Fascellina inconspicua Warrenm 1894. India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Fascellina inornata Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Fascellina plagiata (Walker, 1866). India.
Fascellina porphyreofusa Hampson, 1895. India: Sikkim.
Fascellina punctata Warrren, 1898. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Fascellina rectimarginata Warren, 1894. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Fascellina subsignata Warrren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Fascellina vinosa (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala121
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand141
West Bengal11
Total13221631

Fascellina chromataria Walker, 1860: Alseodaphne semecarpifolia, Cinnamomum verum, Litsea monopetala, Ocotea lancifolia (Lauraceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Hampson, G. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 225, # 3296.
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  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Images 234 - 238.
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=98779 [accessed 30 June 2016]
  5. Walker, F. 1860. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 20: 215, TL: Ceylon OD

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Fascellina chromataria Walker, 1860 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/fascellina-chromataria, accessed 2024/05/18.