Lophophelma erionoma (Swinhoe, 1893) -

Taxonomic Information

Lophophelma Prout, 1912 species from India
Lophophelma costistrigaria (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal; Nepal. 

Lophophelma erionoma (Swinhoe, 1893). TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Lophophelma funebrosa (Warren, 1896) TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Lophophelma hunliensis. TL: Hunli, Arunachal Pradesh. Not peer reviewed. Needs validation. 

Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926). Arunachal Pradesh.

Lophophelma luteipes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Lophophelma neonoma (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka. 

Lophophelma ruficosta (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 

Lophophelma varicoloraria (Moore, [1868]). TL: Bengal.

Lophophelma vigens (Butler, 1880). TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Pachyodes erionoma Swinhoe, 1893. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 12: 219.
  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. 475, # 4008.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 2/14 as Pachyodes erionoma
  4. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2814.8.5.8756-8776. [accessed 08 August 2021] Image 60 as Pachyodes erionoma
  5. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/geometrini/geometrini_11_6.php [accessed 07 January 2020]
  6. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/85_GEOMETROIDEA/04_GEOMETRIDAE/07_Geometrinae/11_Lophophelma/Lophophelma%20erionoma/Lophophelma%20erionoma.htm [accessed 07 January 2020]
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/16064293
 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lophophelma erionoma (Swinhoe, 1893) – . 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/lophophelma-erionoma, accessed 2024/04/21.