Nordstromia vira (Moore, [1866]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Nordstromia Bryk, 1943 species known from India.
Nordstromia vira (Moore, [1866]) (Drepana). India (West Bengal, Meghalaya, Uttarakhand, Sikkim); NE Myanmar.
Nordstromia bicostata bicostata (Hampson, 1912) (Drepana). India (North India, Sikkim); North Myanmar.
Nordstromia argenticeps (Warren, 1922) (Albara), India (Sikkim, NE India); Nepal.
Nordstromia lilacina (Moore, 1888) (Drepana). India (NE India, NW India, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh); Nepal.
Nordstromia simillima (Moore, 1888) (Drepana). India (NW India, Himachal Pradesh).
Nordstromia duplicata (Warren,1922) (Albara). India (NE Himalaya, Meghalaya).
Nordstromia humerata (Warren, 1896) (Albara). India (NE India, Meghalaya).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD:Drepana vira Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 817; TL: Darjeeling. Text at http://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofgen65zool#page/817/mode/1up [accessed 20 December 2019]
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 342, # 739 as Drepana vira.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1 pl 1. fg 10
  4. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Textplate 3 fig.322  

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Nordstromia vira (Moore, [1866]) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/nordstromia-vira, accessed 2024/05/29.