Peridea sikkima (Moore, 1879) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Peridea Stephens, 1828 known from India.
Peridea sikkima (Moore, 1879). India (West Bengal, NE India); Nepal. 
Peridea swata Kiriakoff, 1974. India (Uttarakhand); Nepal; Pakistan.

Junior synonym of Peridea sikkima (Moore, 1879): Peridea moorei (Hampson, 1893). While many websites and sources list this species as Peridea moorei, the description by Moore, 1879 precedes that by Hampson, 1893, hence the former name takes precedence.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Peridea sikkima -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh3
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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total32
  1. OD: Notodonta sikkima Moore, 1879; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 68; TL: Sikkim at http://archive.org/stream/descriptionsofne00hewi#page/68/mode/1up. [accessed 06 July 2017]
  2. 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. 163, # 291.
  3. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pl 25/185.  
  4. www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=284255
  5. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/01_NOTODONTIDAE/06_Notodontinae/05_Peridea/Peridea%20moorei/Peridea%20moorei.htm [accessed 06 July 2017]

 


 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Peridea sikkima (Moore, 1879) – . 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/peridea-sikkima, accessed 2024/03/05.