Epiplema latifasciata (Moore, 1887) -

Taxonomic Information

Epiplema Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] known species from India:
Epiplema albida Hampson, 1895. Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema bicaudata (Moore, [1868]). India: Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Epiplema clathrata Warren, 1896. India: NE Himalaya.
Epiplema fulvilinea (Hampson, 1891). N. India.
Epiplema fuscifrons (Warren, 1896). NE Himalaya. 
Epiplema himala (Butler, 1880). NE India.
Epiplema irrorata (Moore, 1887). Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema latifasciata (Moore, 1887). Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema quadristrigata (Walker, 1866). Sri Lanka.
Epiplema reticulata (Moore, [1888]). Bhutan; India.
Epiplema rhacina Swinhoe, 1917. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Epiplema ruptaria Moore, 1883. N. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Epiplema latifasciata -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Dirades latifasciata Moore, 1887.Lepidoptera of Ceylon vol. 3, Pg. 403; Plate 186, Fig. 12.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae. Page 127, # 3047 as Epiplema latifasciata.
  3. Dirades latifasciata Moore; Torre, D. & K. V. Wilhelm,1924. Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, Lepidopterorum catalogus, 30. Pg. 26. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/216046#page/30/mode/1up.
  4. Epiplema latifasciata Moore; Butler, A. G. 1893. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, Part 9, 1893. Pg. 33. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/180014#page/45/mode/1up
  5. Seitz, A. (Ed.), 1934. Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 10, Pg. 587, Pl. 59, Row a. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/251235#page/139/mode/1up

    (SS notes: FW with outer margin evenly curved. HW with tails at 4 and 7.)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Epiplema latifasciata (Moore, 1887) – . 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/epiplema-latifasciata, accessed 2024/06/21.