Monopis spp. Hübner, 1825 -

Taxonomic Information

Monopis Hübner, [1825] species known from India and Sri Lanka.
Monopis avara Meyrick, 1919
Monopis dicycla Meyrick, 1905. Sri Lanka.
Monopis monachella (Hübner, 1796). Indian subcontinent. 
Monopis artasyras Meyrick, 1931. Nepal. 
Monopis impressella Walker, 1863. Sri Lanka. 
Monopis meliorella Walker, 1863. India: Nicobar Is. Monopis insularis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875, is a synonym from Nicobar Is.
Monopis longella (Walker, 1863). India. Could be a synonym of Monopis monachella (Hübner, 1796).
Monopis viatica Meyrick, 1911. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Monopis sertifera Meyrick, 1910. India: Assam. 
Monopis trimaculella (Snellen, 1885). Sri Lanka. Monopis tripetalla Meyrick, 1905, a synonym, described from Sri Lanka. 
Monopis pseudagyrta Meyrick, 1919. India. 

Unknown or unplaced taxa
Monopis florilega Meyrick, 1911. Sri Lanka. 
Monopis hemicitra Meyrick, 1906. Sri Lanka. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra111
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu2
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total3112221

Huang, G., Chen, L., Hirowatari, T., Nasu, Y., & Wang, M. (2011). A revision of the Monopis monachella species complex (Lepidoptera: Tineidae) from China. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163, 1-14.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Monopis spp. Hübner, 1825 – . 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/monopis-spp, accessed 2024/04/21.