Nausinoe perspectata (Fabricius, 1775) -

Taxonomic Information

Nausinoe Hübner, 1825 species known from India. 
Nausinoe ejectata (Fabricius, 1775). India. 
Nausinoe geometralis (Guenée, 1854). Bangladesh; India: Central India. 
Nausinoe perspectata (Fabricius, 1775). Sri Lanka, India. 

Nausinoe pueritia (Cramer, 1780) is considered a synonym of Nausinoe perspectata (Fabricius, 1775).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi3
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala2
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2122
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga1138
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11121
West Bengal
Total12388122

Nausinoe perspectata (Fabricius, 1775): Nyctanthes arbor-tristis (Oleaceae) (Shashank & Pal 2021 In: Sondhi et al. 2021); Jasminum sambac, Spinacia oleracea (Amaranthaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Phalaena perspectata Fabricius, 1775. Syst. Ent. 640. TL: India. 
  2. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur pg 185, pl 31/2.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=271079 [accessed 03 October 2016].
  4. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/50_PYRALOIDEA/Crambidae/63.9_Pyraustinae/Nausinoe/Nausinoe%20pueritia/Nausinoe%20pueritia.htm [accessed 03 October 2016]
  5. Herbison-Evans, D. & S. Crossley. Caterpillars (and Butterflies and Moths) of Australia. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/puerit.html [accessed 03 October 2016]
  6. Nuss, M., Landry, B., Mally, R. , Vegliante, F. , Tränkner, A. , Bauer, F. , Hayden, J. , Segerer, A. , Schouten, R. , Li, H. , Trofimova, T. , Solis, M. A. ,De Prins, J., Speidel, W.  2003–2020: Global Information System on Pyraloidea. (http://www.pyraloidea.org (accessed on 10 October 2020). Taxon updated from Nausinoe pueritia to Nausinoe perspectata on 10 Oct 2020. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Nausinoe perspectata (Fabricius, 1775) – . 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/nausinoe-perspectata, accessed 2023/03/28.