Achaea mezentia (Stoll, 1780) -

Taxonomic Information

 List of Achaea Hübner, [1823] species known from India.

Achaea janata (Linnaeus, 1758). Bhutan; India.

Achaea mezentia (Stoll, [1780]). Sri Lanka; South India.

Achaea serva (Fabricius, 1775). Sri Lanka; India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Achaea mezentia -


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
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Achaea mezentia (Stoll, 1780): Cassine glauca (Celastraceae),Ixora sp. (Rubiaceae), Guioa sp., Sapindus sp. (Sapindaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Noctua mezentia Stoll, 1780. Pap. Exot. 4; 70, Pl. 323. f.F
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 494, #2482.
  3. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. Pg. 165, Pl 169, Fig 1.

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Achaea mezentia (Stoll, 1780) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/achaea-mezentia, accessed 2023/06/07.