Lamprosema tampiusalis (Walker, 1859) -

Taxonomic Information

Lamprosema Hübner, [1823] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Lamprosema aurantifascialis (Hampson, 1896). Myanmar; India: Manipur, Assam, Sikkim.
Lamprosema biformis (Butler, 1889). India: Dharmsala, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya.
Lamprosema cyanealis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Kulu, Khasis, Nilgiris, North India, Kulu, Solan, Chambaghat, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu), Kohima, Ghaspani, Imphal, Nagaland.
Lamprosema discalis (Warren, 1896). India: Khasi, Meghalaya, Assam.
Lamprosema fusalis (Warren, 1896). India; Khasi, Meghalaya, Assam.
Lamprosema fuscifimbrialis (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka; Indian: Meghalaya.
Lamprosema marionalis (Walker, 1859). Myanmar; India: NW Himalaya, Dharmsala Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, Garampani, North Cachar Hills, Haflong, Assam.
Lamprosema niphealis (Walker, 1859). India: Mumbai, Maharashta, Nagas, Kolkata, West Bengal, Sikkim, Nicobar Island, Assam, West Bengal, Tripura.
Lamprosema oeaxalis (Walker, 1859). India: Khasis, Meghalaya, Assam.  
Lamprosema phaleasalis (Walker, 1859). India: Khasis, Meghalaya, Assam, Mizoram.
Lamprosema silvosalis (Swinhoe, 1906). India: Khasi, Meghalaya, Assam.
Lamprosema tampiusalis (Walker, 1859). Nepal; India: NW Himalayas, Himalayas, Sikkim, Nilgiris, Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu), Nainital, Uttarakhand, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Assam, Karnataka, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura.

Lamprosema commixta (Butler, 1879). Sri Lanka; Nepal; India: Nagas, Kulu, Khasis, Nilgiris, North India, Dharmsala, Kulu, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu), Assam, North Cachar Hills, Jatinga, Haflong, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand. Currently listed as Nacoleia commixta (Butler, 1879)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra4112
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand252
West Bengal
Total51149211
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 fig. #4931, Pg. 318 as Nacoleia tampiusalis.
  2. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/318437-Lamprosema-tampiusalis

Note: Media codes by051, by184, cg958, ch196, ch272, cq808, cr231 all from Uttarakhand, possibly represent a different species belonging to the genus Nacoleia Walker, 1859. All these individuals are fuscous rather than ochreous, FW has another annulus on costa contiguous to the discocellular annulus, another dark spot below this on costa, FW post-medial meets costa parallel to margin (oblique in other "tampiusalis").

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lamprosema tampiusalis (Walker, 1859) – . 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/lamprosema-tampiusalis, accessed 2024/04/20.