Penicillaria jocosatrix Guenée, 1852 - Mango Shoot Borer

Taxonomic Information

Penicillaria Guenée, 1852 species known from India.
Penicillaria jocosatrix Guenée, 1852. Indo-Australian tropics.
Penicillaria lineatrix Walker, 1858. S. India (TL: "Canara"). 
Penicillaria maculata Butler, 1889. Oriental tropics. 
Penicillaria nugatrix Guenée, 1852. India.
Penicillaria plusioides (Walker, 1862). Oriental tropics. 
Penicillaria simplex (Walker, 1865). Oriental tropics. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra111
Manipur
Meghalaya3
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal1144
Total143321572

Penicillaria jocosatrix Guenée, 1852 – Mango Shoot Borer:  Mangifera indica, Schinus terebinthifolia, Spondias pinnata (Anacardiaceae), Terminalia bellirica (Combretaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Penicillaria jocosatrix Guenée, 1852. in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. Nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 6: 304; TL: Java.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 393, # 2265 as Eutelia jocosatrix
  3. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/eute/jocosatrix.html
  4. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Penicillaria-jocosatrix.php
  5. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-14/euteliinae/euteliinae_1_1.php
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/202823-Penicillaria-jocosatrix

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Penicillaria jocosatrix Guenée, 1852 – Mango Shoot Borer. 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/penicillaria-jocosatrix, accessed 2024/02/23.