Photoscotosia metachryseis Hampson, 1896 -

Taxonomic Information

List of known Photoscotosia Warren, 1888 from India based on Kirti et al. (2019). 
Photoscotosia albapex (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim. 
Photoscotosia amplicata (Walker, 1862). 
Photoscotosia annubilata Prout, 1940. India: Sikkim, 12000ft. 
Photoscotosia atromarginata Warren, 1893. India: Sundukpho, about 12000ft., Sikkim. 
Photoscotosia dejuncta Prout, 1937. India: Gulmarg, Kashmir.  
Photoscotosia elagantissima Inoue, 1988. India: Darjeeling, Sandakhu, 3600m, West Bengal. 
Photoscotosia fulguritis Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim. 
Photoscotosia metachryseis Hampson, 1896. 
Photoscotosia miniosata miniosata (Walker, 1862). India: North India. 
Photoscotosia multilinea Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim. 
Photoscotosia nubilata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Photoscotosia obliquisignata (Moore, 1868). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Photoscotosia polysticha Prout, 1940. India: Yatong, Sikkim.  
Photoscotosia undulosa (Alphéraky, 1888). India: Sikkim.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Photoscotosia metachryseis Hampson, 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 557, # 3731.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl.68/6. 
  3. Sanyal, A.K. 2015. Diversity and distribution of moth assemblages along an altitudinal gradient in Gangotri landscape (Doctoral dissertation, Saurashtra University, India)
  4. Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. 
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=467882 [accessed 06 April 2020]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Photoscotosia metachryseis Hampson, 1896 – . 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/photoscotosia-metachryseis, accessed 2024/07/18.