Melittia spp. Hübner, [1819] -

Taxonomic Information

Numerous species of Melittia are known from India. This genus is best identified to species level by examining specimens and/or their genitalia.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Melittia spp. -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra21
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total12121

Melittia spp. :Coccinia grandis, Cucurbita, Trichosanthes cucumerina, Trichosanthes dioica, Trichosanthes sp. (Cucurbitaceae), Aristolochia sp. (Aristolochiaceae), Angelica sp. (Apiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Melittia spp. Hübner, [1819] – . 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/melittia-spp, accessed 2024/02/25.