Callopistria placodoides (Guenée, 1852) -

Taxonomic Information

Callopistria Hübner, [1821] species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Callopistria aethiops Butler, 1878. India: Sikkim, Nilgiris. 
Callopistria albistrigoides Poole, 1989. Sri Lanka. 
Callopistria callopistrioides (Moore, 1881). India: Uttarakhand, Meghalaya (Khasi Hills); Nepal. 
Callopistria chlorocroa (Hampson, 1908). NE Himalaya. 
Callopistria coelisigna Hampson, 1902. Sri Lanka. 
Callopistria duplicans Walker, [1858]. India: Sikkim, Assam, Maharashtra. (Mumbai); Myanmar. 
Callopistria exotica (Guenée, 1852). NE Himalaya. 
Callopistria guttulalis Hampson, 1896 Sri Lanka; India.
Callopistria indica (Butler, 1891). India: Himachal Pradesh (TL: Dharamsala), Assam, Maharashtra. (Mumbai). 
Callopistria latreillei (Duponchel, 1827). India: Himachal Pradesh; “ Nilgiris”, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka. 
Callopistria leucobasis (Hampson, 1908). India: Assam; Sri Lanka. 
Callopistria maillardi maillardi (Guenée, 1862). India-Australian tropics. 
Callopistria nivetacta (Warren, 1912). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Callopistria nephrostictoides Berio, 1973. Myanmar. 
Callopistria minor Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris; Nepal. 
Callopistria minuta Butler, 1889. India: Himachal Pradesh (TL: Dharamsala), Uttarakhand, Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Callopistria placodoides (Guenée, 1852). India-Australian tropics.
Callopistria phaeogona (Hampson, 1908). India: Arunachal Pradesh?. 
Callopistria pulchrilinea (Walker, 1862). India; Sri Lanka; Nepal. 
Callopistria rectisecta (Warren, 1912). India: Assam
Callopistria repleta Walker, [1858]. India. 
Callopistria rivularis Walker, [1858]. India-Australian tropics.
Callopsitria strigilineata Hampson, 1894. India: Sikkim.
Callopistria thalpophiloides thalpophiloides (Walker, 1862) 
Callopistria variegata (Swinhoe, 1895). India: Meghalaya.
Callopistria yerburii Butler, 1884. India: Tamil Nadu (Madras); Sri Lanka. 

Mosara apicalis Walker, 1855, placed by Holloway in Callopistria, was suggested as possibly retained as Mosara, placed in the subfamily Aediinae by Yen & Wu (2009). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Callopistria placodoides (Guenée, 1852): Pteridium spp. (Dennstaedtiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Eriopus placodoides Guenee, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenee, Hist.nat. Insectes (Lepid.) 6: 296. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. pg. 256, # 1846, Fig. 144. Nilgiris, Borneo, Java. Mentions some specimens darker than others. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed), Macro Lep. Vol. 11, pg. 161, Pl. 19b as Eriopus placodoides.
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 86/6. 
  5. Yen, S. H., & Wu, S. 2009. Biota Taiwanica: Hexapoda: Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Eriopinae. National Sun Yat-Sen University & National Science Council. Fig. 8G. 
  6. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 42/14-15. 
  7. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 250. 
  8. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33045593
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Callopistria placodoides (Guenée, 1852) – . 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://moths.ncbs.res.in/callopistria-placodoides, accessed 2024/03/01.