Macrobrochis pallens Hampson, 1894 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Macrobrochis Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] known from India. 
Macrobrochis albifascia (Fang, 1982). India: Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim. 
Macrobrochis albovenosa Černý, 2009. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Macrobrochis gigas (Walker, 1854). India: Meghalaya, Sikkim, Assam, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Uttarakhand. 
Macrobrochis pallens Hampson, 1894. India: NW Himalayas. 
Macrobrochis prasena (Moore, 1859). India: NW Himalayas, Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Uttarakhand. 
Macrobrochis tibetensis (Fang, 1990). India: Arunachal Pradesh.

Note: Agylla pallens (Hampson, 1894) is a synonym. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Himachal Pradesh41
Jammu and Kashmir
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Uttarakhand12
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Macrobrochis pallens Hampson, 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg 66, # 1310. Junior synonym: Macrobrochis pallens
  2. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. 

Note: Revised genus from Agylla to Macrobrochis based on Singh et al (2021) on 15 Dec 2022 (SS). 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Macrobrochis pallens Hampson, 1894 – . 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/macrobrochis-pallens, accessed 2024/06/23.