Sauris spp. Guenée, 1857 -

Taxonomic Information

Sauris Guenée, 1857 species known from the Indian subcontinent (based on Kirti et al. 2019).
Sauris abnormis (Moore, 1888). India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.

Sauris bicolor (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.

Sauris eupitheciata eupitheciata (Snellen, 1881). India: Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Sauris hirundinata hirundinata Guenee, 1858. Sri Lanka; India: Sikkim, Khasis, Meghalaya, Nilgiris.

Sauris ignobilis Butler, 1880. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Sauris improspera Prout, 1931. India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.

Sauris inscissa Prout, 1931. India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.

Sauris interruptata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, Khasi hills, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.

Sauris lineosa (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Sauris nigrifusalis (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.

Sauris nigrifrons unilinea Prout, 1932. India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya.

Sauris proboscidaria Walker, 1862. Sri Lanka; India: Nilgiris.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
Bihar
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Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra12
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total1161
Sauris spp.: Sapindus spp. (Sapindaceae), Dendrophthoe spp., Loranthus spp. (Loranthaceae), Cinnamomum spp., Alseodaphne semecarpifolia (Lauraceae), Lagerstroemia spp. (Lythraceae), Excoecaria spp. (Euphorbiaceae), Litchi spp., Sapindus spp. (Sapindaceae), Gmelina arborea (Lamiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Sauris spp. Guenée, 1857 – . 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/sauris-spp, accessed 2024/03/05.