Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) - Poinciana Looper

Taxonomic Information

Pericyma Herrich-Schäffer, [1851] species from India. Most of the species display polymorphism. 

Pericyma albidens (Walker, 1865) (Moepa). S. India. 

Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) (Homoptera). India.

Pericyma detersa (Walker, 1865) (Homoptera). N India. 

Pericyma glaucinans (Guenée, 1852) (Alamis). India, Bangladesh.

Pericyma umbrina (Guenée, 1852) (Alamis). India.  

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1111
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11111
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra121
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga21
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total31111124252

Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) – Poinciana Looper: Delonix sp. (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Homoptera cruegeri Butler, 1886. Trans. ent. Soc. London. Pg. 411. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50990#page/445/mode/1up
  2. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Pl 22/14.
  3. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/80_Noctuidae/09Catocalinae/4242_Pericyma_cruegeri/Pericyma%20cruegeri.htm
  4. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/pericymini/pericymini_1_1.php
  5. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Pericyma-cruegeri.php
  6. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/cato/cruegeri.html

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) – Poinciana Looper. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/pericyma-cruegeri, accessed 2024/04/18.