Euploea scherzeri C. Felder, 1862 - Cinnamon Crow

Subspecies in India

(1) Euploea scherzeri camorta Moore, 1877 – Camorta Cinnamon Crow
(2) Euploea scherzeri scherzeri C. Felder, 1862 – Car Nicobar Cinnamon Crow
(3) Euploea scherzeri simulatrix Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881 – Great Nicobar Cinnamon Crow
This species is sometimes listed as a subspecies of Euploea core (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Crow or of Euploea climena (Stoll, [1782]), which markedly differ in the morphology of male sex-brands and wing shape.
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Currently unknown.
 
Endemic to the Nicobar Islands, occurring in three subspecific forms.
 
Easily identifiable by its dark chocolate- and cinnamon-brown wing coloration, and by the morphology of male sex-brands and wing shape, which are unmistakable with any other species in its range.
 
  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total
Currently unknown.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Euploea scherzeri C. Felder, 1862 – Cinnamon Crow. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/euploea-scherzeri, accessed 2022/08/20.