Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Gangarides Moore, 1866 species known from India (Chandra et al. 2018).
Gangarides dharma Moore, 1866. India (TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal).
Gangarides roseus (Walker, 1865). India (Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman Islands); Nepal; Myanmar. 
Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869).  India (Uttar Pradesh (TL: Varanasi), Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland); Myanmar, Nepal. 
Gangarides rufinus Schintlmeister, 1997. India (Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh122
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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1122
  1. OD: Lonomia vittipalpis Walker, 1869. Characters undescr. Lepid. Heterocera: 90; TL: N.India, Varanasi. Text at https://archive.org/stream/charactersofunde00walkrich#page/90/mode/1up
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 128/12. 
  3. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae. Pg. 43. No. 19. Pl. 5/19.
  4. Chandra, K., Mazumder, A., Sanyal, A.K., Ash, A., Bandyopadhyay, U., Mallick, K. & A. Raha, A., 2018. Catalogue of Indian Notodontidae Stephens, 1829 (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Zootaxa, 4505 (1): 1-84.

Note: Gangarides vittipalpis has more dentate forewing margin and many transverse pale brown fascia (Schintlmeister & Pinratana, 2006). 

 
 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Gangarides vittipalpis (Walker, 1869) – . 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/gangarides-vittipalpis, accessed 2024/06/17.