Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796) - Rusty Dot Pearl

Taxonomic Information

Udea Guenée, 1845 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796). India.
Udea renalis Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal.
Udea nigrostigmalis Warren, 1896. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Udea flavofimbriata Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal.
Udea mandronalis (Walker, 1859). India: Dharamsala; Sri Lanka. 
Udea stigmatalis (Wileman, 1911). Nepal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Udea ferrugalis - Rusty Dot Pearl


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir12
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1211
West Bengal1
Total154111

Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796) – Rusty Dot Pearl: Beta vulgaris (Amaranthaceae), Blumea balsamifera, Cichorium intybus, Erigeron spp., Eupatorium (Asteraceae), Brassica oleracea (Brassicaceae), Capsicum spp., Solanum spp., Solanum melongena (Solanaceae), Cucurbita sp. (Cucurbitaceae), Fragaria sp. (Rosaceae), Pelargonium spp. (Geraniaceae), Stachys spp. (Lamiaceae), Viola spp. (Violaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. Pyralis ferrugalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. Eur. Schmett. Fig. 54, 150. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.Pg. 422, # 5199 as Pionea ferrugalis.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 124/30.
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 52.5. 
  5. www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Udea_Ferrugalis 
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/324928-Udea-ferrugalis
  7. http://www2.nrm.se/en/svenska_fjarilar/u/udea_ferrugalis.html
  8. https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/udea%20ferrugalis.html

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Udea ferrugalis (Hübner, 1796) – Rusty Dot Pearl. 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/udea-ferrugalis, accessed 2024/05/20.