Eulocastra argentifrons (Butler, 1889) -

Taxonomic Information

Eulocastra Butler, 1886 species known from India. 
Eulocastra argentifrons (Butler, 1889). India: Himachal Pradesh (TL: Dharamsala), Uttarakhand. 
Eulocastra argentisparsa Hampson, 1910. India: TL: Madras, Gooty.
Eulocastra excisa (Swinhoe, 1885). India: Maharashtra (TL: Poona [Pune]). 
Eulocastra leucobasis Hampson, 1910. India: Madras, Belgaum.
Eulocastra neoexcisa Berio, 1954. India: Himachal Pradesh (TL: Dharamsala).
Eulocastra nigrivittata (Warren, 1888). Pakistan: TL: Camphellpore [Attock]. 
Eulocastra phaeella Hampson, 1918. India: Madras, Belgaum.
Eulocastra quintana (Swinhoe, 1885). India: Maharashtra (TL). 
 

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  1. OD: Thalpochares argentifrons Butler, 1889. Ill. Het. Brit. Mus. Vol. 5, pg. 65, pl. 130, f. 1; TL: Dharmsala.
  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. 317, # 2014 as Xanthoptera argentifrons.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1998. Moths of Nepal. Part 5. TINEA. Vol. 15 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 136/14. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eulocastra argentifrons (Butler, 1889) – . 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/eulocastra-argentifrons, accessed 2024/04/14.