Nephelomilta suffusa (Hampson, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

Nephelomilta Hampson, 1900 species known from India (Singh et al., 2021).
Nephelomilta admiranda Volynkin & Černý, 2018. India: Assam (TL: Paanbari). 
Nephelomilta effracta (Walker, 1854). India: Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Sikkim. 
Nephelomilta gulmargensis (N. Singh, Kirti & D. Singh, 2015). India: Kashmir (TL: Gulmarg). 
Nephelomilta kanchenjunga Volynkin & Černý, 2018. India (Sikkim (TL). 
Nephelomilta pseudoeffracta (Kirti, Joshi & N. Singh, 2013). India: Meghalaya (TL: Jowai). 
Nephelomilta suffusa (Hampson, 1891). India:Nilgiris (TL), Maharashtra.

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Nephelomilta suffusa -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total121
  1. Lyclene suffusa Hampson, 1891. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8: 49, pl. 139, f. 18; TL: Nilgiris, W slopes, 3000ft. Text (male) at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft08brituoft/page/49/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/illustrationsoft08brituoft/page/n154/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Nephelomilta suffusa; Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 468, f. 350Text (female) at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid2brituoft/page/468/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Barsine fuscobarsine Singh & Kirti, 2016. Arctiid Moths of India 2: 84; TL: Kerala Muccali.
  4. 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. Fig. 1-4. 
  5. Singh, N. ,Joshi, R.,Kirti, J. S.,Bisht, S. S., & H. S. Param. 2021. A catalogue of Indian Arctiinae (Erebidae, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5058 (1): 001–118. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nephelomilta suffusa (Hampson, 1891) – . 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-suffusa, accessed 2024/03/02.