Penicillifera apicalis (Walker, 1862) -

Taxonomic Information

Penicillifera Dierl, 1978 species known from India. 
Penicillifera apicalis (Walker, 1862)
Penicillifera lactea (Hutton, 1865)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Penicillifera apicalis -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1121
West Bengal1
Total233121

Penicillifera apicalis (Walker, 1862) - Ficus semicordata, Ficus elastica, Ficus racemosa (Moraceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Dasychira apicalis Walker, 1862.  J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6: 130; TL: Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofproceed06linn/page/130/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Dasychira signifera Walker, 1862. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 6: 130; TL: Sarawak. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofproceed06linn/page/130/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Holloway, J. D. 1987. The Moths of Borneo. Part 3. Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae. Plate 9,# pg. 85
  4. Wang, X., M. Wang, V. V. Zolotuhin, T. Hirowatari, S. Wu & G. Huang. 2015. The fauna of the family Bombycidae sensu lato (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea) from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hainan Islands. Zootaxa 3989 (1): 001–138.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Penicillifera apicalis (Walker, 1862) – . 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/penicillifera-apicalis, accessed 2024/02/22.