Peucela subresectalis (Snellen, 1890) -

Taxonomic Information

Peucela* Ragonot, 1891 species known from India:
Peucela drapesalis (Walker, 1859). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. Listed by some authors in the genus Tegulifera
Peucela pallivittata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Peucela subresectalis (Snellen, 1890).

*Placement of genus is provisional; some authors place this in the genus Pyralis Linnaeus, [1758].
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/795029-Tegulifera-drapesalis for Tegulifera drapesalis. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Peucela subresectalis -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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
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Tamil Nadu
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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. Asopia subresectalis Snellen, 1890. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, pg. 565. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50993#page/601/mode/1up 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 152, # 4529. Listed as Pyralis subresectalis
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 169. Listed as Peucela subrectalis.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/927116764299160/posts/1479533715724126 for discussion on this species. Lepindex & http://globiz.pyraloidea.org [accessed 21 July 2021] list genus as Pyralis, though the former states that M. Schaffer, 1995 transferred the species to Peucela Ragonot, 1891.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Peucela subresectalis (Snellen, 1890) – . 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/peucela-subresectalis, accessed 2024/03/02.