Phocoderma velutina (Kollar, [1844]) -

Taxonomic Information

Phocoderma Butler, 1886 known from India. 
Phocoderma witti Solovyev, 2008. India: Assam; N. Myanmar. 
Phocoderma velutina (Kollar, [1844]). Indian subcontinent.     

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh3
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur1
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand7
West Bengal
Total32921

Phocoderma velutina (Kollar, [1844]): Mangifera indica, Lannea coromandelica (Anacardiaceae), Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), Bombax ceiba (Malvaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Gastropacha velutina Kollar, in Hugel, [1844], Kaschmir und Reich der Siek 4: 473.
  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, # 844, pg 383 as Natada velutina.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 82:5.
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1986. The Moths of Borneo. Part 1. Key to Families: Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Ratardidae, Dudgeoneidae, Epipyropidae and Limacodidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-1/limacodidae/limacodidae-21-1.php [accessed 05 Sep 2016]
  5. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi (2016). A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2814.8.5.8756-8776.
  6. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).  http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=161042 [accessed 05 Sep 2016]
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Phocoderma velutina (Kollar, [1844]) – . 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/phocoderma-velutina, accessed 2024/02/22.