Arna bipunctapex (Hampson, 1891) -

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Arna bipunctapex -


Similar species: Arna apicalis Walker, 1855. Sri Lanka 
Arna apicalis has the FW yellow marginal area narrower, & HW yellow marginal band reduced to a fine line.
Undescribed Arna sp. in MON, Part 3, Pl. 81/15. 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total2133
Arna bipunctapex (Hampson, 1891): Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae), Syzygium cumini (Myrtaceae), Glochidion heyneanum (Phyllanthaceae), Ipomoea batatas (Convolvulaceae), Morus alba (Moraceae), Planchonia careya (Lecythidaceae)?, Pyrus (Rosaceae), Ricinus communis, Triadica sebifera, Vernicia cordata (Euphorbiaceae), Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae), Terminalia myriocarpa, Terminalia paniculata, Terminalia elliptica (Combretaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. OD:Somena bipunctapex Hampson, 1891. Illustration of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum Part 8, pg. 57, Pl. 140 fig 13. Text at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft08brituoft/page/57/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft08brituoft/page/n156/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Euproctis bipunctapex Hampson, 1891 in Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. pg 484, #1103. 
  3. Euproctis bipunctapex Hampson, 1891 In: Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 81/14.  
  4. Wang, H.S., Wang, M. and Fan, X.L., 2011. Notes on the tribe Nygmiini (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Lymantriinae) from Nanling National Nature Reserve, with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 2887(1), pp.57-68.
  5. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-5/nygmiini/nygmiini_1_1.php 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Arna bipunctapex (Hampson, 1891) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/arna-bipunctapex, accessed 2024/04/23.