Zythos avellanea (Prout, 1932) -

Taxonomic Information

 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species:

Zythos turbata Walker, 1862

Per MOB:  Zythos turbata and Zythos avellanea have similar facies. The striated dark areas are a rusty, rather than blackish, brown in avellanea Prout, and the green medial band meets the forewing dorsum more broadly. The male genitalia are very different, as illustrated.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh141
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
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total14111
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Zythos avellanea (Prout, 1932) – . 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/zythos-avellanea, accessed 2024/03/05.