Eublemma versicolor Walker, 1864 -

Taxonomic Information

Eublemma Hübner, [1821] species known from the Indian subcontinent (provisional listing)
Eublemma abrupta (Walker, 1865). India: Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal. 
Eublemma accedens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874). India:Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Mizoram, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu.
Eublemma albipennis Hampson, 1910. India: Maharashtra.
Eublemma amabilis Moore, [1884]. India: Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Maharashtra, West Bengal; Sri Lanka.
Eublemma antoninae Nagaraja & Nagarkatti, 1970. India: Karnataka ( Bengaluru).
Eublemma baccalix (Swinhoe, 1886). India: Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya; Sri Lanka.
Eublemma bifasciata (Moore, 1881). India: Uttar Pradesh. 
Eublemma bilineata Hampson, 1902. India: Himachal Pradesh.
Eublemma brunea (Hampson, 1891). Tamil Nadu.
Eublemma bulla (Swinhoe, [1885]). India: Maharashtra ( Pune).
Eublemma cochylioides (Guenée, 1852). India: Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra.
Eublemma conspersa (Butler, 1880). India: Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh.
Eublemma dimidialis (Fabricius, 1794). India: Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal. 
Eublemma epistrota Hampson, 1910. India: Himachal Pradesh.
Eublemma gayneri (Rothschild, 1901). India. 
Eublemma melabela Hampson, 1910. NW India.
Eublemma latericolor (Turner, 1945). India: Kerala. 
Eublemma olivacea (Walker, [1858]). India: Assam, Karnataka, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Nilgiris. 
Eublemma parva (Hübner, [1808]). NW India.
Eublemma pudica (Snellen, 1880). India. 
Eublemma pulchra (Swinhoe, 1886). India: Madhya Pradesh.
Eublemma quadrapex Hampson,1891. India: Kerala, West Bengal. 
Eublemma quadrilineata (Moore, 1881). India: West Bengal.
Eublemma rivula (Moore, 1882). India: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal.
Eublemma robertsi (Berio, 1969). NW India. 
Eublemma roseana (Moore, 1881). India: Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu. 
Eublemma roseonivea (Walker, [1863]). India: Assam, Meghalaya.
Eublemma rubricilia Hampson, 1902. India: Sikkim; Bhutan. 
Eublemma sarcosia Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Eublemma semirufa Hampson, 1902. India: Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya,West Bengal; Sri Lanka (TL) .
Eublemma scitula (Rambur, 1833). India: Maharshtra, West Bengal; Sri Lanka; Pakistan.
Eublemma trifasciata (Moore, 1881). India. 
Eublemma versicolor (Walker, 1863). India: Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, West Bengal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
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
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total11121
  1. Eublemma versicolor Walker, 1864. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society (Zoology) 7: 58.
  2. Mestleta angulifera Moore, 1879, in: Hewitson & Moore, Description of new Indian Lepidopterous Insects from the Collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson: 179 (Mestleta) (Syntypes: India, Sikkim, Calcutta). 
  3. Moths of Thailand Vol3 Part 2.-Addendum to Vol 3 Part1-Pg100,Pl 11,figs 52,53 
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37727600 
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/versicolor.html
  6. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=15850 [accessed 27 April 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eublemma versicolor Walker, 1864 – . 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/eublemma-versicolor, accessed 2024/05/28.