Hypocala violacea Butler, 1879 -

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: Andaman Is. (Port Blair). 
Hypocala rostrata (Fabricius, 1794). India. 
Hypocala subsatura Guenée, 1852. Pakistan; India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharmsala). 
Hypocala violacea Butler, 1879. Myanmar; Sri Lanka; India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111

Hypocala violacea Butler, 1879: Diospyros candolleana (Ebenaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg. 455 #2392
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/hypocalini/hypocalini_1_3.php [accessed 4 Sep 2015]
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae, # 145, pg 37, pl 9, 14-15.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hypocala violacea Butler, 1879 – . 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/hypocala-violacea, accessed 2024/07/18.