Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) - Cupreous Bollworm

Taxonomic Information

List of Earias Hübner, [1825] 1816 species known from India:
Earias apicebrunnea Warren, 1916. India (Meghalaya).
Earias biplaga Walker, 1866. India; Nepal.
Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) (Xanthoptera). India (Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andamans, Nicobar Isl., Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura); Sri Lanka; Nepal.
Earias flavida Felder, 1861. India (Nilgiris, Kerala, Karnataka, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar.
Earias insulana (Boisduval, 1833) (Tortrix). India (Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Rajasthan); Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Earias luteolaria Hampson, 1891. India (Bihar, Nagaland, Nilgiris, Andamans, Jharkhand, Nagaland, Tamil Nadu); Sri Lanka.
Earias pudicana Staudinger, 1887. India (Himachal Pradesh).
Earias roseifera Butler, 1881. India (Assam, Meghalaya).
Earias roseoviridis Sugi, 1982. India (Uttarakhand).
Earias venusta Warren, 1916. India (Himachal Pradesh).
Earias vittella (Fabricius, 1794) (Tinea). India (Sikkim, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, West Bengal, Odisha, South India, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Orissa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand); Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Nepal; Myanmar.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu2
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand2131
West Bengal
Total22312222

Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) – Cupreous Bollworm: Grewia tiliifolia, Kydia calycina, Sida cordifolia, Sida rhombifolia (Malvaceae), Oryza sativa (Poaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Xanthoptera ? cupreoviridis Walker, 1862; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 1: 92 at http://archive.org/stream/transactionsofen31186264roya#page/n133/mode/1up [accessed 04 November 2017]
  2. http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=64610  [accessed 04 November 2017]
  3. http://www.africanmoths.com/pages/NOLIDAE/EARIADINAE/earias%20cupreoviridis.htm [accessed 04 November 2017]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Earias cupreoviridis (Walker, 1862) – Cupreous Bollworm. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.60. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/earias-cupreoviridis, accessed 2023/09/23.