Metallaxis semipurpurascens (Hampson, 1896) -

Taxonomic Information

Metallaxis Prout, 1932 species known from India:
Metallaxis miniata Yazaki & Wang, 2004. Arunachal Pradesh.
Metallaxis semipurpurascens Hampson, 1896. E. Himalayas. 
Metallaxis semiustus Swinhoe, 1894. E. Himalayas.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD:Rhodostrophia semipurpurascens Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. # 3957, pg 563. 
  2. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. PhD Plate 19/32. 
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/360139-Metallaxis-semipurpurascens

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Metallaxis semipurpurascens (Hampson, 1896) – . 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/metallaxis-semipurpurascens, accessed 2024/04/21.