Hirasa scripturaria (Walker, 1866) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Hirasa Moore, 1888, known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).

Hirasa aereus (Butler, 1880). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Hirasa cuprearia (Moore, [1868]). India" Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Hirasa contubernalis Moore, 1888. India: Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Hirasa imaginata (Prout, 1931). India: Sikkim, Tonglo, 10000ft.
Hirasa lichenea (Oberthür, 1886). China (TL). India?
Hirasa muscosaria muscosaria (Walker, 1866). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Hirasa muscosaria sempervirens (Prout, 1915). India: NW Himalayas.
Hirasa plagiochorda Prout, 1927. Myanmar (upper); India: Hapare, Khasis, Meghalaya.
Hirasa scripturaria scripturaria (Walker, 1866). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
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Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
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  1. Tephrosia scripturaria Walker, 1866. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 35: 1590; TL: Java. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso35brit/page/1590/mode/1up?view=theater 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 282, #3460 as Boarmia scripturaria
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 52, Plate 37, #15 
  4. 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. 89.16. 
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 336.
  6. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=323559 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hirasa scripturaria (Walker, 1866) – . 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/hirasa-scripturaria, accessed 2024/04/21.