Episparis liturata Fabricius, 1787 -

Taxonomic Information

Episparis Walker, [1857] species known from India. 
Episparis costistriga (Walker, 1864). India: Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya
Episparis exprimens Walker, 1862. India: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya; Myanmar. 
Episparis liturata (Fabricius, 1787). India: Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand. 
Episparis tortuosalis Moore, 1867. India: Andaman Is., Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Meghalaya. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh2
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat111
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka3
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra42
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand2
West Bengal
Total12121211

Episparis liturata Fabricius, 1787: Haldina cordifolia, Mitragyna parvifolia (Rubiaceae), Schleichera trijuga (Sapindaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Episparis liturata Fabricius, 1787 – . 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/episparis-liturata, accessed 2024/04/14.