Nephelomilta effracta Hampson, 1900 -

Taxonomic Information

Note: Kailasha effracta (Walker, 1854) is a synonym (Volynkin et al. 2018).  

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Nephelomilta effracta -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya11
Mizoram1
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total115
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, # 1284, pg 57
  2. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. 283 pp, Pl 11, # 111 a. b.
  3. Kailasha effracta Walker, 1854. In: Kirti & Singh, 2015, Arctiid Moths of India 1: 79.
  4. Ulziijargal, B., Na, S, M. & Bae, Y.S. 2017. Revision of the genus Kailasha (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae) from Oriental region, with description of one new species. Zootaxa, 4216(1), pp.085-093.
  5. Volynkin, Anton V. & Černý, Karel, 2018, Revision of the genus Nephelomilta Hampson, 1900, with descriptions of twelve new species and two new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae), Zootaxa 4472 (3), pp. 401-451. Transfers Kailasha effracta to Nephelomilta effracta

Note: Changed genus to Nephelomilta Hampson, 1900 from Kailasha Singh & Kirti, 2015 on 11 Dec 2022 based on Volynkin et al. (2018) (SS). 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nephelomilta effracta Hampson, 1900 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/nephelomilta-effracta, accessed 2024/03/01.