Epiplema himala (Butler, 1880) -

Taxonomic Information

Epiplema Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] known species from India.
Epiplema albida. Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema clathrata Warren, 1896. India: NE Himalaya.
Epiplema himala (Butler, 1880). India.
Epiplema irrorata (Moore, 1887). Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema latifasciata (Moore, 1887). Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema quadristrigata (Walker, 1866). Sri Lanka.
Epiplema reticulata (Moore, [1888]). Bhutan; India.
Epiplema rhacina Swinhoe, 1917. India: Khasia Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Epiplema himala -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
  1. OD: Erosia himala in Butler, A., 1880. XXVIII.—Descriptions of new species of Asiatic Lepidoptera Heterocera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 6(33), pp.214-230. Pg. 221, #50
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Listed as Epiplema himala, pg. 131
  3. Leech, J. H. (1897). XXIII.—On lepidoptera heterocera from China, Japan, and Corea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 19(110), 180–235. doi:10.1080/00222939708680528 Pg. 185
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal. Pl.138:5
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations?taxon_id=244301 [accessed 29 August 2021]
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Epiplema himala (Butler, 1880) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/epiplema-himala, accessed 2023/06/04.