Pycnarmon cribrata (Fabricius, 1794) - Leaf Folder

Taxonomic Information

Pycnarmon Lederer, 1863 species known from India. 
Pycnarmon abraxalis (Walker, [1866]). Bhutan; India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Pycnarmon aeriferalis (Moore, 1877). India: Sikkim, Port Blair, S. Andamans. 
Pycnarmon alboflavalis (Moore, 1888). Bhutan; India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Pycnarmon cribrata (Fabricius, 1794). Sri Lanka; India. 
Pycnarmon dryocentra (Meyrick, 1933). India: Sikkim, Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Pycnarmon jaguaralis (Guenée, 1854). Bhutan; India: Assam. 
Pycnarmon lactiferalis (Walker, 1859). India. 
Pycnarmon marginalis (Snellen, 1890). India: Sikkim. 
Pycnarmon meritalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Pycnarmon nebulosalis Hampson, 1896. Sri Lanka. 
Pycnarmon obinusalis Walker, 1859. Eastern Pakistan; India: W India. 
Pycnarmon pulchralis (Swinhoe, 1901). Myanmar. 
Pycnarmon radiata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Pycnarmon virgatalis Moore, 1867. Sri Lanka; India: Bengal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala11112
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra11
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Paschimbanga41
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal2
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Pycnarmon cribrata (Fabricius, 1794) – Leaf Folder: Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (Primulaceae), Plectranthus parviflorus, Vitex altissima, Vitex negundo (Lamiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

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  5. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).  Pycnarmon. http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=63881 [accessed 16 April 2017]
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Page citation

Singhamahapatra, A. 2024. Pycnarmon cribrata (Fabricius, 1794) – Leaf Folder. 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/pycnarmon-cribrata, accessed 2024/05/18.