Calyptra spp. Ochsenheimer, 1816 -

Taxonomic Information

Calyptra Ochsenheimer, 1816 species in Indian subcontinent based on Zaspel & Branham (2008)

Calyptra bicolor (Moore, 1883) (Calpe). Punjab, Himachal Pradesh; Nepal. 

Calyptra eustrigata (Hampson, 1926) (Calpe). Sri Lanka. 

Calyptra fasciata (Moore, 1882) (Calpe). West Bengal, Sikkim; Nepal. 

Calyptra fletcheri (Berio, 1956) (Calpe). Nepal. 

Calyptra minuticornis (Guenée, 1852). (Calpe). India; Sri Lanka; Nepal. 

Calyptra nyei Bänziger, 1979. Naga Hills.

Calyptra ophideroides (Guenée, 1852). Himachal Pradesh, Nepal. 

Calyptra orthograpta (Butler, 1886). (Calpe). India, Nepal. 

Calyptra imperalis (Grünberg, 1910). India. 

Calyptra parva Bänziger, 1979. Naga Hills. 

Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger, 1979. Sikkim. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh113
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat3
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal11
Total32112411
Calyptra spp.: Prunus persica (Rosaceae), Cyclea peltata, Cocculus hirsutus, Cissampelos pareira (Menispermaceae), Citrus spp. (Rutaceae), Thalictrum spp. (Ranunculaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
Zaspel, J.M. & M. A. Branham. 2008. World Checklist of Tribe Calpini (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae) Insecta Mundi 0047: 1-15. 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Calyptra spp. Ochsenheimer, 1816 – . 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/calyptra-spp, accessed 2024/04/20.