Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891 -

Taxonomic Information

Pterogonia Swinhoe, 1891 species known from Indian subcontinent.

Pterogonia aurigutta (Walker, 1858). (Thalatta). India (N.E. Himalaya, Andamans, Sikkim, Jharkhand); Sri Lanka; Nepal; Bhutan.

Pterogonia cardinalis Holloway, 1976. India (Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh). 

Pterogonia cassidata Warren, 1916. India (Karnataka).

Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891. India (Nagaland, Nilgiris, Kerala, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu); Nepal.
Pterogonia nubes (Hampson, 1893). India (Mizoram, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pterogonia episcopalis -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
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
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11
Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891: Eugenia myrobalana (Myrtaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. OD: Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1891 (1): 152. Text at https://archive.org/stream/transactionsofen1891roya#page/152/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 363, # 2189.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 43/20.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pterogonia episcopalis Swinhoe, 1891 – . 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/pterogonia-episcopalis, accessed 2024/02/25.