Episteme maculatrix (Duncan & Westwood [1841]) -

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

Episteme maculatrix -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Episteme maculatrix (Duncan & Westwood [1841]): Buddleja sp. (Scrophulariaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Eusemia maculatrix Duncan & Westwood, 1841; Nat. Libr., Exotic Moths: 88, pl. 2, f. 3. 
  2. 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 153, # 1562 as Eusemia maculatrix
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 58-1. 
  4. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Pg 140, pl 40/3-4. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/464057-Episteme-maculatrix

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Episteme maculatrix (Duncan & Westwood [1841]) – . 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/episteme-maculatrix, accessed 2024/04/20.