Hermonassa incisa Moore, 1882 -

Taxonomic Information

Hermonassa consignata MON Part 3, Pl. 83/19. MON Part 4, Pl. 117/19-20. FW submarginal line in FW of incisa is more dentate, vide Hampson, which is visible in the MON plates, especially closer to costa. Chandra et al 2019. Assemblages paper. Pl. 145.1 for Hermonassa consignata. MOT, Vol. 3, Part 2, Pl. 55/8.

Hermonassa Walker, 1865 species known from the Indian subcontinent.

Hermonassa anonyma Hreblay & Plante, 1996. Nepal.

Hermonassa aureofusa Sugi, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa callista Boursin, 1968. Nepal.

Hermonassa chlora Boursin, 1967. Nepal.

Hermonassa chryserythra Boursin, 1968. Nepal

Hermonassa claricostata Hreblay & Plante, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa corax Sugi, 1995. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Hermonassa cuprina Moore, 1882. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal; Nepal.

Hermonassa cyanerythra Boursin, 1968. Nepal.

Hermonassa deaurata Sugi, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa euxoides Hreblay & Plante, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa expatria Hreblay & Plante, 1995. Nepal. 

Hermonassa finitima Warren, 1909. Kashmir, Tibet. 

Hermonassa funebris Sugi, 1995. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Hermonassa furva Warren, 1912. India: Himachal Pradesh.

Hermonassa griseirufa Sugi, 1995. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Hermonassa incisa Moore, 1882. India: Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Nepal.

Hermonassa lanceola (Moore, 1867). India: West Bengal.

Hermonassa longisaccus Sugi, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa macrotheca Boursin, 1968. Nepal.

Hermonassa oleographa Hampson, 1911. India: Sikkim. 

Hermonassa oxyspila Boursin, 1968. Nepal.

Hermonassa phenax Boursin, 1968. Nepal. 

Hermonassa psilodora Boursin, 1968. Nepal.

Hermonassa renifera Chen, 1991. Nepal. 

Hermonassa rufa Boursin, 1968. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Hermonassa selecta Hreblay & Plante, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa sherpae Sugi, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa sigmuncus Sugi, 1995. Nepal.

Hermonassa sinuata Moore, 1881. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Hermonassa spilota (Moore, 1867). India: West Bengal; Nepal. 

Hermonassa stigmatica Warren, 1912. Bhutan; Nepal.

Hermonassa tamsi Boursin, 1968. Nepal.

Hermonassa thomasi Sugi, 1995. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Hermonassa consignata Walker, 1865. Himalayas.

Hermonassa punicea Sugi, 1995. Nepal

Hermonassa lunata Moore, 1882. India: Kashmir.

Hermonassa chagyabensis Chen, 1983. Nepal.

Hermonassa marginata Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal.

Hermonassa lineata Warren, 1912. India: Sikkim.

Hermonassa divida Hreblay & Ronkay, 1998. Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
West Bengal
  1. OD: Hermonassa incisa Moore, 1882. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (2): 120; TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://archive.org/details/descriptionsofne00hewi/page/120/mode/1up?view=theater 
  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. 197, # 1673. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 14/14 for brown form incisa
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.pl. 117/5 for green form of incisa.
  5. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. + 55 pls. Pl. 55/6-7. 
  6. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 145.2. 
Note: Occurs in two forms, brown and green. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hermonassa incisa Moore, 1882 – . 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/hermonassa-incisa, accessed 2024/06/15.