Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

Dysphania Hübner, [1819] species known from the Indian subcontinent (Kirti et al. 2019 and Lepindex).

Dysphania andamana (Moore, 1877). Andamans. 

Dysphania alloides Prout, 1916. Andamans, Port Blair

Dysphania glaucescens glaucescens (Walker, 1862). Indian Himalayas.

Dysphania flavidiscalis Warren, 1895. Myanmar.

Dysphania jessica (Swinhoe, 1908). Nicobars, Nancoury; Andamans, Port Blair.

Dysphania malayanus recessa (Walker, 1862). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Dysphania militaris (Linnaeus, 1758). N. India. Uttarakhand east to NE. India. 

Dysphania nelera (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala.

Dysphania palmyra (Stoll, [1790]). Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka. 

Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891). Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala. 

Dysphania porphyroides Prout, 1917. Andaman Islands.

Dysphania prunicolor (Moore, 1879). Sri Lanka. 

Dysphania subrepleta excubitor (Moore, 1879). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala11662
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra231212
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total24327624

Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891): Carallia brachiata (Rhizophoraceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Euschema percota Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 24:142. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. MothsVol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. pg 471, # 3997. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.) 1932. Macro. Lep. Vol. 12, pg. 65, pl. 7b. 
  4. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Pl. 5:75.
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysphania_percota
  6. http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/319698-Dysphania-percota
  7. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Dysphania-percota.php

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Dysphania percota (Swinhoe, 1891) – . 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/dysphania-percota, accessed 2024/02/25.