Idaea violacea (Hampson, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

Sixty two known species of Idaea Treitschke, 1825 from India (Kirti et al. 2019).

List of Idaea Treitschke, 1825 from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Idaea actiosaria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka; India: Sikkim, Nilgiris.
Idaea acuminata (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Idaea aequisinuata (Warren, 1898). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea amplipennis (Butler, 1889).
Idaea ajmerensis Wiltshire, 1983. India: Ajmere, Rajasthan.
Idaea andamanica Prout, 1938. India: South Andaman, Mt Harriet, Andamans Islands.
Idaea bilinea (Swinhoe, 1886). India: Pune, Maharashtra.
Idaea burspinosa Walia, 2004. India: Chandigarh.
Idaea carpheraria (Hampson, 1903). India: Chamba, Kashmir.
Idaea castelli pertensa (Prout, 1938). India: Sikkim.
Idaea charidotes (Prout, 1922). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea chotaria (Swinhoe, 1886).
Idaea chrysocilia (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri district, the plateau, 6700ft.
Idaea conioptera (Hampson, 1903). India: Kuijar, Kashmir.
Idaea contiguaria contiguaria (Hubner, [1799]). India: Indian Himalayas.
Idaea costiguttata Warren, 1896).
Idaea craspedota (Prout, 1934).
Idaea decidua (Warren, 1900). India (North–West): Sabathu
Idaea delibata (Prout, 1926). India: Srinagar, 5200ft., Kashmir.
Idaea delicatula (Warren, 1901). India (North–West): Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea dilutaria dilutaria (Hübner, [1799]). India: NW Himalayas, Sikkim.
Idaea falcipennis Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim.
Idaea flavisinuata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea fuscifasciata Walia, 1995. India: Chandigarh.
Idaea fuscolineata Walia, 1995, India: Solan, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea gemmaria (Hampson, 1896).
Idaea grisescens (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea humeraria (Walker, 1863). India.
Idaea improvisa (Prout, 1938). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea inaudax (Prout, 1926). India: Kumaon, Mukteshwar, 7000ft.Uttarakhand.
Idaea indecorata (Warren, 1900). India (North-West): Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea indeprensa (Prout, 1925). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Idaea indeterminata (Warren, 1901). India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea informis Warren, 1897).
Idaea infortunata (Prout, 1938). India: Gurais Valley, Kashmir.
Idaea insuavis Butler, 1889. India: Kangra district, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea lacteipennis (Butler, 1889). India: Kangra district, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea leucozona (Hampson, 1893).
Idaea leucozona luteata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea lineata (Hampson, 1893).
Idaea macrospila (Prout, 1926).
Idaea maculata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea marcidaria (Walker, 1861).
Idaea marmorata (Hampson, 1903). India: Kadapa, Jammalamaduga, Andhra Pradesh,
Idaea mesodela (Prout, 1926). India: Srinagar, 5200ft. Gandarbal, Kashmir.
Idaea methaemaria (Hampson, 1903). India: Sikkim, 2800ft.
Idaea muricata muricata (Hufnagel, [1767]). India: Indian Himalaya.
Idaea micra (Hampson, 1893).
Idaea obliquilinea (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea onchnophora (Prout, 1939). India: Pusa, Bihar.
Idaea opsitelea monodia (Prout, 1938).
Idaea palniensis (Prout, 1920). India: Palni Hills.
Idaea perpulverea (Hampson, 1903). India: Gurais Valley, Kashmir.
Idaea persimilis (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea phoenicoptera (Hampson, 1896).
Idaea profanaria (Walker, 1866). India: South India.
Idaea protensa (Butler, 1889). India: Kangara district, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Idaea ptyonopoda (Hampson, 1895). Bhutan; India: NE Himalaya.
Idaea pulchrifascia (Hampson, 1903). India: Sikkim, 1800ft.
Idaea purpurea (Hampson, 1891).
Idaea rubellata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea rubridentata (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea ruptifascia (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea sabulosa (Prout, 1913). India: Dras, Kashmir.
Idaea scelisca (Prout, 1926). India: Kumaon, Mukteshwar, 7000ft., Uttarakhand.
Idaea semilinea (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea semisericea (Warren, 1897). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Idaea sillemi (Wehrli, 1933). Kashmir: India: Karakoram, Nubra Valley, Panamik, 3350ft.Kashmir.
Idaea testacea Swinhoe, 1886. India: Pune, Maharashtra.
Idaea thricophora (Hampson, 1895).
Idaea triangularis (Hampson, 1895).
Idaea vacillata (Walker, 1862). Borneo (TL); India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Idaea violacea (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris (TL); Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharshtra, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh3
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1211
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1425
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand115251211
West Bengal
Total5373522536
  1. Andragrupos violacea Hampson, 1891. Illust. typical Specimens Lep. Het. Colln. Br. Mus.,8:119. T. 152, fig. 15, 16. TL: Nilgiris. 
  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. 438, # 3899. As Acidalia violacea
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 67/22. 
  4. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 25.
  5. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/sterrhini/sterrhini_1_16.php [accessed 26 May 2020]
  6. http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37889040

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Idaea violacea (Hampson, 1891) – . 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/idaea-violacea, accessed 2024/07/17.