Episteme latimargo (Hampson, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Episteme Hübner, [1820] species known from India. 
Episteme adulatrix (Kollar, [1884]). India. 
Episteme distincta (Butler, 1875). India: Assam; Bangladesh. 
Episteme nigripennis Butler, 1875. Sri Lanka. 
Episteme maculatrix (Duncan & Westwood [1841]). India: Nagaland, Meghalaya.
Episteme macrosema (Jordan, 1912). Myanmar. 
Episteme negrita (Hampson, 1894). Myanmar. 
Episteme nipalensis (Butler, 1875). NW Himalayas, E. Himalayas; Nepal. 
Episteme latimargo (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris (TL), Karnataka, Assam. 
Episteme vetula (Geyer, 1832). India: Meghalaya, Assam. 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11
Episteme latimargo (Hampson, 1891): Dioscorea pentaphylla (Dioscoreaceae), Entada gigas (Fabaceae)? (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Eusemia latimargo Hampson, 1891. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 45, pl. 139, f. 24; TL: Nilgiris, W. slopes. Text at https://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/45/mode/1up. Plate at https://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/n154/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 523. Text at https://archive.org/stream/catalogueoflepid03brituoft#page/523/mode/1up.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Episteme latimargo (Hampson, 1891) – . 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/episteme-latimargo, accessed 2024/03/03.