Eressa confinis (Walker, 1854) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Eressa Walker, 1854 known from India.
Eressa affinis Moore, 1877. India (Andamans, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Nagaland).
Eressa aperiens (Walker, 1864). India (Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Meghalaya).
Eressa buddha Zerny, 1931. India (Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Assam).
Eressa confinis (Walker, 1854). India (NW Himalayas, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, South India, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Bihar, Maharashtra, Tripura).
Eressa discinota (Moore, 1879). India (Meghalaya).
Eressa ichneumoniformis Rothschild, 1910. India (Meghalaya).
Eressa lepcha (Moore, 1879). India (Sikkim, West Bengal).
Eressa multigutta (Walker, 1854). India: NE Himalaya; Nepal. 
Eressa nigra (Hampson, 1892), India (Himachal Pradesh).
Eressa simplex Rothschild, 1910. India (Himachal Pradesh).
Eressa vespa Hampson, 1898. India; Myanmar.
Eressa vespoides Rothschild, 1910. India (Meghalaya).

Conservation and Special status

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam131
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala211211
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra211
Manipur
Meghalaya121
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga1122
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand131421
West Bengal1
Total53564592166
  1. Obraztsov, N. S. 1954. Notes on Eressa confinis and allied species with description of a new species and new subspecies (Ctenuchidae). The Lepidopterists’ News. Vol. 8. No. 5 Pp. 135-139.

Note: Junior synonym: Amata musa. Synomized with Eressa confinis (Obraztsov, N. S., 1954).  Best separated by others in the genus by male genitalia.

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eressa confinis (Walker, 1854) – . 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/eressa-confinis, accessed 2024/07/21.