Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Macrocilix Butler, 1886 known from India. 
Macrocilix mysticata mysticata (Walker, 1863) (Argyris). India: Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, North India, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Myanmar; Nepal. 
Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888) (Argyris). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Macrocilix maia -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh131
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total132

Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888): Quercus glauca (Fagaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Holloway, J. D. 1998. The Moths of Borneo. Part 8. Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-8/drepaninae/drepaninae_6_1.php [accessed 31 January 2017]
  2. Leech, J. H., 1887. On the Lepidoptera of Japan and Corea, Part II. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1888  pg. 647 pl.XXXII fg.6 as Argyris maia, TL: Korea, Gensan
  3. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy of the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Pg.133

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Macrocilix maia (Leech, 1888) – . 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/macrocilix-maia, accessed 2024/05/24.