Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricius, 1775) -

Taxonomic Information

Erebus Latreille, 1810 species known from India.
Erebus acuta (Fawcett, 1917)
Erebus albicincta Kollar, [1844]
Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricus, 1775)
Erebus ephesperis (Hübner, [1823])
Erebus gemmans (Guenée, 1852)
Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858)
Erebus hieroglyphica (Drury, 1773)
Erebus jaintiana (Swinhoe, 1896)
Erebus macrops (Linnaeus, 1768)
Erebus strigipennis (Moore, 1883)
Erebus superba (Swinhoe, 1908)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21113
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland11
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal2
Total31142341
  1. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo,
    female pl.47:1, male pl.88:4
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/erebini/erebini_1_2.php [accessed 17 October 2016]
  3. 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, pl 27, 4-7

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricius, 1775) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/erebus-caprimulgus, accessed 2024/05/29.