Macrocilix mysticata (Walker, [1863]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Macrocilix Butler, 1886 known from India. 
Macrocilix mysticata mysticata (Walker, 1863) (Argyris). India: Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, North India, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Myanmar; Nepal. 
Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888) (Argyris). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh121211
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand213121
West Bengal1
Total226216111

Macrocilix mysticata (Walker, [1863]): Quercus glauca (Fagaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Argyris mysticata Walker, [1863]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 26: 1617; TL: North Hindostan.
  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 527 p - 333 fig, Pg 329, #699
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. pl.1, fg.21.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Macrocilix mysticata (Walker, [1863]) – . 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/macrocilix-mysticata, accessed 2024/07/18.