Hypocala deflorata (Fabricius, 1794) - Variable Yellow Underwing

Taxonomic Information

List of Hypocala Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1852 species known from India. 
Hypocala andamana Wileman, 1923. Indian Subregion, South Andaman Is. 
Hypocala deflorata Fabricius, 1792. Sri Lanka; India. 
Hypocala holcona Swinhoe, 1895. India: Port Blair, Andaman Is. 
Hypocala rostrata (Fabricius, 1794).India Orientali. 
Hypocala subsatura Guenée, 1852. Pakistan; India: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh. 
Hypocala violacea Butler, 1879. Myanmar; Sri Lanka; India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Hypocala deflorata - Variable Yellow Underwing


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh2
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
Paschimbanga11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu131
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total45221

Hypocala deflorata Fabricius, 1794 – Variable Yellow Underwing: Diospyros montana (Ebenaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

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Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Hypocala deflorata (Fabricius, 1794) – Variable Yellow Underwing. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/hypocala-deflorata, accessed 2023/06/04.