Harpyia microsticta (Swinhoe, 1892) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Harpyia Ochsenheimer, 1810 known from India.

Harpyia longipennis (Walker, 1855). India (Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, S India); Nepal; Pakistan.

Harpyia microsticta microsticta (Hampson, 1892). India (Nagaland, Uttarakhand); Nepal.

Harpyia microsticta dicyma (Wiltshire, 1958). India (Himachal Pradesh); Nepal; Pakistan.

 

Harpyia dicyma Wiltshire, 1958 is sometimes treated as a full species. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
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
Total11
  1. OD: Damata microsticta Swinhoe, 1892. Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (1) : 302 at http://archive.org/stream/catalogueofeaste01univ#page/302/mode/1up [accessed 16 January 2018]
  2. Damata microsticta Hampson, [1893]. Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1 : 157 at http://archive.org/stream/moths01hamp#page/157/mode/1up. Type from Naga Hills.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 32/18. 
  4. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pl. 15, # 115. 
  5. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa, 4505 (1). Lists H. m. microsticta and H. m. dicyma as the two subpsecies.
  6. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/01_NOTODONTIDAE/05_Dicranurinae/32_Harpyia/Harpyia%20microsticta/Harpyia%20microsticta.htm [accessed 16 January 2018]
  7. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-4/harpyia/notodontidae_57_1.php

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Harpyia microsticta (Swinhoe, 1892) – . 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/harpyia-microsticta, accessed 2024/06/18.