List of moths of India (Bombycidae)

List of moths of India (Bombycidae)

This article is a list of the moths of Family Bombycidae which are found in India. It also acts as an index to the species articles and forms part of the full List of moths of India. Entries have been checked against [http://internt.nhm.ac.uk/jdsml/research-curation/projects/lepindex/index.dsml? LepIndex] (accessed 8 vii 2007), but not yet necessarily placed correctly to subfamily

ubfamily Bombycinae


=Genus "Bombyx" Linnaeus, 1758 ( = "Theophila" Moore, 1862 )=

* "Bombyx mori" Linnaeus, 1758 Note: an exotic species maintained in domestic situations only for the silk trade; native to China
* "Bombyx lugubris" (Drury, 1782) ( = "Theophila lugubris" (Drury, 1782) "sensu" Hampson, 1892)

Genus "Triuncina" Dierl, 1978

* "Triuncina religiosae" (Helfer, 1837) ( = "Theophila huttoni" (Westwood, 1847) "sensu" Hampson, 1892)

Genus "Ectrocta" Hampson, 1892 [1893]

* "Ectrocta diaphana" Hampson, 1892 [1893]

Genus "Trilocha" Moore, 1860

* "Trilocha varians" (Walker, 1855) ( = "Ocinara varians" Walker, 1855 "sensu" Hampson, 1892)

Genus "Penicillifera" Dierl, 1978

* "Penicillifera apicalis" (Walker, 1862) ( = "Ocinara apicalis" Walker, 1862 and "Ocinara signifera" Walker, 1862 "sensu" Hampson, 1892)

Genus "Gunda" Walker, 1862

* "Gunda apicalis" Hampson, 1892
* "Gunda sikkima" Moore, 1879


=Genus "Norasuma" Moore, 1872=

* "Norasuma javanica" (Moore, 1872) ( = "Gunda javanica" Moore, 1872 "sensu" Hampson, 1892)

ubfamily Prismostictinae

Genus "Mustilia" Walker, 1865

* "Mustilia falcipennis" Walker, 1865
* "Mustilia sphingiformis" Moore, 1879
* "Mustilia hepatica" Moore, 1879

Genus "Andraca" Walker, 1865

* "Andraca bipunctata" Walker, 1865

References

* et al. (1892-1937) Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma - Moths. Vols. 1-5 cxix + 2813 p - 1295 figs - 1 table - 15 pl (12 in col.)
*. Website on [http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/intro.html Lepidoptera and some other life forms] - Page on [http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/bombycoidea/bombycidae/index.html Family Bombycidae] (Accessed on 08 Jul 2007).

ee also

*Bombycidae
*Moths
*Lepidoptera
*List of moths of India


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