Parasa lepida (Cramer, 1799) - Green Coat Moth

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected under any WPA Schedules or IUCN Red List categories.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh12114
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Kerala
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Uttarakhand15
West Bengal
Total1141054696

Parasa lepida (Cramer, 1799) - Green Coat Moth: Vernicia montana, Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae), Artocarpus hirsutus, Ficus benghalensis (Moraceae), Barringtonia racemosa, Planchonia careya (Lecythidaceae), Borassus flabellifer (Arecaceae),Brassica oleracea (Brassicaceae), Butea monosperma, Erythrina subumbrans, Cassia fistula (Fabaceae), Flacourtia indica (Salicaceae),Lagerstroemia speciosa, Punica granatum (Lythraceae), Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), Piper nigrum (Piperaceae), Catunaregam spinosa (Rubiaceae), Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae), Terminalia catappa (Combretaceae), Vitex altissima (Lamiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg 388, # 859
  2. iNaturalist.org web application at http://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/202828-Parasa-lepida [Accessed 31 August 2015]
  3. Solovyev, A.V. (2014) Parasa Moore Auct: Phylogenetic review of the complex from the Palaearctic and Indomalayan regions (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae). In: Proceedings of the Museum Witt Munich. Akademischer Verlag München, München, 240 pp.
 Pg. 89, Figure. 94. 

Page citation

Anonymous. 2024. Parasa lepida (Cramer, 1799) – Green Coat Moth. 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/parasa-lepida, accessed 2024/02/22.