Hydatocapnia spp. Warren, 1895 -

Taxonomic Information

Hydatocapnia Warren, 1895 species known from India and Nepal. 
Hydatocapnia gemina Yazaki, 1990. TL: Taiwan; Nepal.
Hydatocapnia nebulosa Yazaki, 1992. Nepal. 
Hydatocapnia marginata (Warren, 1893). TL: Naga Hills, Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya; Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Hydatocapnia spp. -


Yazaki’s separation of species:

H. marginata: Wings darker than nebulosa. Terminal band on underside of wings broader; visible as a smudge on upperside. Differences in genitalia.

H. nebulosa: Compared with H. marginata: wings paler, especially in anterior 2/3 of FW. Terminal band of HW narrower. Terminal band on underside of wings narrower; not visible through on upperside. Differences in genitalia.

H. gemina: has darker wings; rather broad terminal band on HW. Differences in genitalia.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh24
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
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total1124
  1. Hydatocapnia gemina Yazaki, 1990. Notes on Hydatocapnia (Geometridae, Ennominae), with description of a new species from Taiwan. In: Tinea 12(27): 239-244. 
  2. Hydatocapnia nebulosa Yazaki, 1992. Geometridae, pp. 5-36. In: Moths of Nepal, Part 1. Tinea 13(Supplement 2). Tokyo, The Japan Heterocerists’ Society. Pg. 21, Pl. 7/7. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hydatocapnia spp. Warren, 1895 – . 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/hydatocapnia-spp, accessed 2024/04/23.