Calesia spp. Guenée, 1852 -

Taxonomic Information

Calesia Guenée, 1852 species known from India. 

Calesia dasypterus Kollar, 1844. Himalaya. 

Calesia fuscicorpus Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.

Calesia haemorrhoa Guenée, 1852. N. &. C. India; Nepal. 

Calesia flabellifera Moore, 1878. Myanmar.

Calesia phaiosoma (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris. 

Calesia proxantha Hampson, 1895. Myanmar.

Calesia rhodotela Hampson, 1926. Maharashtra; Myanmar.

Calesia roseiceps Hampson, 1894. India: Sikkim.

Calesia rufipalpis (Walker, 1858). India: Karnataka; Sri Lanka.

Calesia thermantis Hampson, 1926. Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra1111
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total321111
Calesia spp.: Thunbergia alata, Lepidagathis incurva, Justicia wynaadensis (Acanthaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Calesia spp. Guenée, 1852 – . 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/calesia-spp, accessed 2024/05/23.