Pyrosis undulosa (Walker, 1855) -

Taxonomic Information

Pyrosis Oberthür, 1880 species known from India. 

Pyrosis rotundipennis (de Joannis, 1930)

Pyrosis undulosa (Walker, 1855)

Pyrosis fulviplaga (de Joannis, 1929)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pyrosis undulosa -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
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
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
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Pyrosis undulosa Walker, 1855: Quercus incana (Fagaceae) (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, pg 404, # 900 as Bhima undulosa
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal.. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl.174:9
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).
    http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=392720 [accessed 07 February 2017]
  4. Zolotuhin, V.V. & Pinratana, A. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 4: Lasiocampidae, pg 90, # 59, pl 13/5-6.

Other Notes

Pyrosis rotundipennis (De Joannis, 1930) in which the male has smaller yellow triangular discal spot on FW. FW series of paler spots, which undulosa lacks. HW is not as yellowish as undulosa.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pyrosis undulosa (Walker, 1855) – . 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/pyrosis-undulosa, accessed 2024/02/22.