Plotheia decrescens (Walker, [1858]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Plotheia Walker, [1858] 1857 species known from India:
Plotheia decrescens (Walker, [1858]) (Gadirtha). India (Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka. 
Plotheia elongata Hampson, 1898. India (Meghalaya, N. E. Himalaya).
Plotheia occulta (Swinhoe, 1885) (Selepa). India (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh); Sri Lanka; Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Plotheia decrescens -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Plotheia decrescens (Walker, [1858]): Englerina woodfordioides (Loranthaceae)?, Coffea spp. (Rubiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Gadirtha decrescens Walker, [1858]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 13: 1104; TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1315brit/page/1104/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Plotheia frontalis Walker, [1858]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 13: 1109; TL: Sri Lanka. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1315brit/page/1109/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Plotheia frontalis Walker, [1858]. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, vol 9. Pg. 106-107; Plate CLXIV. figs. 1-32. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Plotheia decrescens (Walker, [1858]) – . 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/plotheia-decrescens, accessed 2024/03/03.