Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Erebus jaintiana and Erebus superba. Markings differ on both species wrt E. glaucopis
 

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

Erebus glaucopis -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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
Total1
  1. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 461-462, # 2408 as Nyctipao glaucopis
  2. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Haruta%20Collection/80_Noctuidae/08_Catocalinae/Erebus/Erebus%20glaucopis/Erebus%20glaucopis.htm
  3. Butler, A. G. (1877). Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46938660#page/135/mode/1up. Pl CXII.
  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. # 475, Pg. 103, Pl 28/5.


Identity confirmed by Rob de Vos, Curator of the moth collection (Lepidoptera: Heterocera), Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.63. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/erebus-glaucopis, accessed 2023/12/11.