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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Erebinae > Pericymini > Pericyma

Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) – Poinciana Looper

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Gujarat
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Nagaland
All states
Similiar species:
Pericyma Herrich-Schäffer, [1851] species from India. Most of the species display polymorphism. 
Pericyma albidens (Walker, 1865) (Moepa). S. India. 
Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) (Homoptera). India.
Pericyma detersa (Walker, 1865) (Homoptera). N India. 
Pericyma glaucinans (Guenée, 1852) (Alamis). India, Bangladesh.
Pericyma umbrina (Guenée, 1852) (Alamis). India.  
References:
  1. OD: Homoptera cruegeri Butler, 1886. Trans. ent. Soc. London. Pg. 411. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50990#page/445/mode/1up
  2. 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 22/14.
  3. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/80_Noctuidae/09Catocalinae/4242_Pericyma_cruegeri/Pericyma%20cruegeri.htm
  4. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/pericymini/pericymini_1_1.php
  5. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Pericyma-cruegeri.php
  6. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/cato/cruegeri.html



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Anonymous. 2021. Pericyma cruegeri (Butler, 1886) – Poinciana Looper. 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/356535/Pericyma-cruegeri
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