Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861) -

Taxonomic Information

Enispa Walker, [1866] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Enispa albilineata (Hampson, 1898). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamshala), Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Enispa albinellus (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka.
Enispa albitegulata (Warren, 1913). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills)
Enispa algae Hampson, 1910. S. India.
Enispa atricincta (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka.
Enispa croceicincta (Hampson, 1903). Sri Lanka.
Enispa elataria (Walker, 1861). India: Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka.
Enispa erythroglauca Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa etrocta Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa ferreofusa Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa griseipennis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Enispa inversa (Warren, 1913). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Enispa leprosa Hampson, 1910. Sikkim.
Enispa leucogramma Hampson, 1910. Bhutan.
Enispa lichenostola Hampson, 1910.  India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa minuta (Hampson, 1893). India: Karnataka; Sri Lanka
Enispa purpurascens (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka
Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861). India.
Enispa rosea (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka
Enispa rosellaria Pellinen, 2017. India: Uttarakhand (Dehradun); Thailand. 
Enispa roseata (Hampson, 1902). India: Himachal Pradesh (Shimla).
Enispa rosellus (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka
Enispa rufapicia Hampson, 1918. Sri Lanka
Enispa vinacea (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Enispa regulata -


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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
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
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Nagaland
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Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861): Citrus × aurantium (Rutaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. OD: Acidalia regulata Walker,1861. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, pt 22-24, pg. 794, #281. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122745#page/320/mode/1up
  2. Micraeschus regulates; 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 353, #2162.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, Vol 10, pg. 55, Pl. CL, fig 9. Text at  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/61179#page/81/mode/1up. Plate at 
  4. https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid410brit/page/n449/mode/2up?view=theater
  5. Penisa regulata; Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1912. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 11, pg 209, Pl 22e. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252298#page/219/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252298#page/549/mode/1up

Notes: Description matches that of male in Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Good match to Seitz description; though image illustrated by Seitz is shown as female, but I could not find any description of the female.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.63. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/enispa-regulata, accessed 2023/12/11.