Eupterote patula (Walker, 1865) -

Taxonomic Information

Eupterote Hübner, 1820 species known from India (based on Raha et al 2018). 
Eupterote citrina Walker, 1855. India: Central India, Maharashtra, Sikkim. 
Eupterote decolorata (Grünberg, 1914). India: Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Eupterote flavida Moore, 1884. India: Karnataka, Maharashtra, S. India.
Eupterote gardneri Bryk, 1950. India: Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, S. India; Nepal. Eupterote bifasciata Kishida, 1994 is a junior synonym. 
Eupterote fabia Cramer, 1780. India: Maharashtra, Sikkim, West Bengal, S. India; Bhutan, Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote mollifera Walker, 1865. India: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Eupterote flavicollis Guérin-Meneville, 1843. S. India. 
Eupterote diffusa Walker, 1865. S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote hibisci (Fabricius, 1775). India: Karnataka, N. India; Sri Lanka.
Eupterote lineosa (Walker, 1855). India: Maharashtra, Nagaland, S. India, Sikkim; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote patula (Walker, 1865). India: Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh; Bangladesh.
Eupterote primularis Moore, 1884. S. India. 
Eupterote translata Swinhoe, 1885. India: Maharashtra, S. India 
Eupterote testacea Walker, 1855. India: Assam, Meghalaya; Myanmar; Bangladesh. 
Eupterote undata Blanchard, [1844]. Indian subcontinent. 
Eupterote undans Walker, 1855. India: Assam, Indian Himalayas, Karnataka, Maharashtra, S. India; Nepal; Bhutan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh141
Assam
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Mizoram
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Paschimbanga
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  1. OD: Tagora patula Walker, 1855. List of Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the collection of British Museum. Part 5 Lepidoptera Heterocera. pg. 1189.TL: Sylhet, Bangladesh. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120193#page/441/mode/1up
  2. Tagora patula Walker, 1855. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum by A.G.Gardner.Vol. 5, Pg. 70, Plate 98, fig 1,2. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/119320#page/86/mode/1up
  3. 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, 46, # 54. Fig. 30 for male. 
  4. Kitching, I., Rougerie, R., Zwick, A., Hamilton, C., St Laurent, R., Naumann, S., Ballesteros Mejia, L., Kawahara, A. 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e22236. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.6.e22236. For generic placement. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1133853-Eupterote-patula

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eupterote patula (Walker, 1865) – . 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/eupterote-patula, accessed 2024/04/21.