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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Calpinae > Ophiderini > Eudocima

Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763) – Common Fruit Piercing Moth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Chhattisgarh
Delhi
Goa
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Eudocima Billberg, 1820 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Eudocima aurantia (Moore, 1877) (Ophideres). TL: Andamans, India. 
Eudocima cajeta (Cramer, [1775] (Phalaena). TL: India.
Eudocima discrepans (Walker, [1858](Ophideres). TL: Singapore. 
Eudocima homaena (Hübner, [1823] 1816) (Othreis). TL: India.
Eudocima hypermnestra (Stoll, [1780])(Phalaena). TL: India.
Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1767) (Phalaena). TL: “Indiis”.
Eudocima okurai (Okano, 1964) (Adris). TL: "East Palearctic". Dist. includes Myanmar.
Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763)(Phalaena). TL: Africa. Dist. throughout India.
Eudocima salaminia (Cramer, [1777]) (Phalaena). TL: China. Dist. throughout India.
Eudocima sikhimensis (Butler, 1895). (Adris). TL: Oriental region. Dist. includes India.
Eudocima splendida (Yoshimoto, 1999). (Othreis). TL: Myanmar. 
Eudocima tyrannus (Guenée, In Boisduval and Guenée 1852b). TL: India.
References:
  1. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae, pl 4, 5.
  2. Wikipedia contributors. Eudocima phalonia [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2015 Feb 25, 00:03 UTC [cited 2015 Sep 3]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Eudocima_phalonia&oldid=648710084.
  3. Zilli, A. & W. Hogenes. 2002. An annotated list of the fruit-piercing moth genus Eudocima BlLLBERG, 1820 (sensu POOLE) with descriptions of four new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Catocalinae). Quadrifina. Band 5:153-207. Pdf

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Sondhi, S. 2021. Eudocima phalonia (Linnaeus, 1763) – Common Fruit Piercing Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355238/Eudocima-phalonia
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