Conogethes spp. Meyrick, 1884 -

Taxonomic Information

Conogethes Meyrick, 1884 species known from India. 
Conogethes punctiferalis (Guenée, 1854)
Conogethes diminutiva Warren, 1896
Conogethes haemactalis Snellen, 1890
Conogethes sahyadriensis Shashank, Kammar, Mally & Chakravarthy 2018. 
Conogethes pluto (Butler, 1887)
Conogethes semifascialis (Walker, 1866)
Conogethes evaxalis (Walker, 1859)

The Conogethes Meyrick, 1884 species in India are complexes that are best separated by examining specimens, genitalia and/or comparing molecular phylogeny. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh12
Arunachal Pradesh112
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh13
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa
Gujarat3172112
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka411422
Kerala1211
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh2
Maharashtra121222
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Paschimbanga1111
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu2
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal112
Total32585163391079
Conogethes punctiferalis (Guenée, 1854) – Yellow Peach Moth: Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae), Sorghum bicolor, Zea mays (Poaceae), Abies spp., Cedrus deodara, Pinus kesiya (Pinaceae), Bixa orellana (Bixaceae), Butea monosperma, Guilandina bonduc, Glycine max (Fabaceae), Carica spp. (Caricaceae), Ceiba pentandra, Theobroma cacao, Gossypium spp. (Malvaceae), Citrus (Rutaceae), Curcuma neilgherrensis, Curcuma longa (Zingiberaceae), Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae), Dendrophthoe glabrescens (Loranthaceae)?, Dillenia indica (Dilleniaceae), Dimocarpus longan (Sapindaceae), Elettaria cardamomum, Zingiber officinale (Zingiberaceae), Rhaphiolepis bibas, Malus domestica, Pyrus communis, Prunus persica (Rosaceae), Ficus carica (Moraceae), Thunbergia (Acanthaceae), Garuga pinnata (Burseraceae), Helianthus annuus (Asteraceae), Lepisanthes rubiginosa (Sapindaceae), Livistona spp. (Arecaceae), Mallotus philippensis (Euphorbiaceae), Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), Mitragyna diversifolia, Morinda citrifolia, Nauclea orientalis (Rubiaceae), Morus alba (Moraceae), Nephelium ramboutan (Sapindaceae), Planchonia careya (Lecythidaceae), Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae), Punica granatum, Punica protopunica (Lythraceae), Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae), Solanum spp. (Solanaceae), Tectona grandis (Lamiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1896. Moths 4. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 307, # 4894
  2. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713. No.22
  3. Shashank, P.R., Kammar, V., Mally, R. and Chakravarthy, A.K., 2018. A new Indian species of shoot and capsule borer of the genus Conogethes (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), feeding on cardamom. Zootaxa, 4374(2), pp.215-234.
  4. Wikipedia contributors. Conogethes punctiferalis [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2015 Sep 12, 17:30 UTC [cited 2015 Oct 2]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Conogethes_punctiferalis&oldid=680707812.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Conogethes spp. Meyrick, 1884 – . 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/conogethes-spp, accessed 2024/02/29.