Endotricha spp. Zeller, 1847 -

Taxonomic Information

Numerous species of Endotricha Zeller, 1847 are known from India and are doubtfully identified with certainty from images. Hence, this species is provisionally identified. 
Endotricha Zeller, 1847 species known from India.

Endotricha albicilia Hampson, 1891. Sri Lanka; India: W. Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu, Andamans, India.
Endotricha ardentalis Hampson, 1896. Bhutan; India: North India.
Endotricha costaemaculalis fuscifusalis Hampson, 1896. Pakistan; India: Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.
Endotricha decessalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Andamans Is.
Endotricha eximia Whalley, 1963. India: Khasis Hills, Meghalaya, Sikkim, North India.
Endotricha fuscobasalis Ragonot, 1891. Pakistan; India: North India.
Endotricha loricata Moore, 1888. Sri Lanka; Pakistan; India: Kolkata, West Bengal.
Endotricha luteogrisalis Hampson, 1896. Bhutan; India: North India.
Endotricha mediolineata Hampson, 1906. India: Sikkim.
Endotricha melanobasis Hampson, 1916. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, North India.
Endotricha mesenterialis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; India.
Endotricha nicobaralis Hampson, 1906. Myanmar; India: Nicobar Islands.
Endotricha nigromaculata Whalley, 1963. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India.
Endotricha olivacealis (Bremer, 1864). Myanmar; India: Mumbai, Maharashtra, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Endotricha rufofimbrialis Warren, 1891. India: Northern India.
Endotricha ragonoti Christoph, 1893. India: Dras, Kashmir, North India.
Endotricha ruminalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; India: "North Hindustan".
Endotricha serratalis Snellen, 1890. India: Sikkim.
Endotricha similata (Moore, 1888). Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Darjeeling, West Bengal, North India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh31
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat341131111
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1115742
Kerala12531
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra6233111252
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga111
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu1111
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand3
West Bengal1
Total1187119315351555
Endotricha spp.: Oryza sativa (Poaceae), Mesua ferrea (Callophyllaceae), Arachis spp. (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Whalley, P. E. S. 1963.A revision of the World species of the genus Endroticha Zeller (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 13 (11): 395-453, pl. 1-37. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Endotricha spp. Zeller, 1847 – . 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/endotricha-spp, accessed 2024/03/02.