Plutodes nilgirica Hampson, 1879 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Plutodes Guenée, 1857 known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019): 
Plutodes costatus (Butler, 1886). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Uttarakhand. 
Plutodes cyclaria Guenée, [1858]. India: Punjab?.
Plutodes digitata Kirti & Saxena. India: Sikkim (Gangtok: TL). 
Plutodes discigera Butler, 1880. India.
Plutodes exiguifascia Hampson, 1895. Sri Lanka. 
Plutodes exquisita Butler, 1880. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Plutodes flavescens Butler, 1880. India: NE Himalayas.
Plutodes lamisca Swinhoe, 1894. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Plutodes nilgirica Hampson, 1895. India: Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris: TL). 
Plutodes philornis Prout, 1926. India: Assam, Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Plutodes pseudocyclaria Kirti & Goyal, 2011. India: Devikulam, Kerala.
Plutodes subcaudata Butler, 1880. India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling), Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Plutodes transmutata Walker, 1861. India: "N. India", Maharashtra, Kerala, Uttarakhand ; Nepal; Sri Lanka.
Plutodes warreni Prout. 1923. India: "NW Himalaya", Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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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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  1. OD: Plutodes nilgirica Hampson, 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 8:155. Pl. 151, Fig. 6.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. # 3123, Pg. 161.
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 270.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=469809 [accessed 31 January 2018]
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/471669

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Plutodes nilgirica Hampson, 1879 – . 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/plutodes-nilgirica, accessed 2024/03/05.