Habrosyne violacea (Fixsen, 1887) -

Taxonomic Information

Habrosyne Hübner, 1821 species known from India (Joshi et al. 2020).
Habrosyne armata Moore, 1882. India (Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Darjeeling, West Bengal). 
Habrosyne fraterna Moore, 1888.  India (Himachal Pradesh); Nepal.
Habrosyne indica indica (Moore, 1867).India (Sikkim); Nepal. 
Habrosyne intermedia conscripta Warren, 1912. India (Himachal Pradesh); Nepal.
Habrosyne plagiosa Moore, 1882. India (Sikkim). 
Habrosyne sanguinea Moore, 1882. India (Darjeeling, West Bengal); Nepal. 
Habrosyne violacea argenteipuncta (Hampson, [1893]). India (Darjeeling, West Bengal; Arunachal Pradesh); Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Habrosyne argenteipuncta 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. 179, # 327. TL: Sikkim. 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 122, Pl. 61/1 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.pg. 92 as Habrosyne violacea nigricans
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  4. Jiang, N., Yang, C., Xue, D. & Han, H. 2015. An updated checklist of Thyatirinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae) from China, with descriptions of one new species. Zootaxa 3941(1): 1-48. 
  5. Joshi, R., Singh, N., László, G.M. and J. Ahmad. 2020. An Updated Checklist of Superfamily Drepanoidea (Lepidoptera) from India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 120(1), pp.1-24.
  6. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Pg. 7, Image 84. 
  7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habrosyne_violacea 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Habrosyne violacea (Fixsen, 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/habrosyne-violacea, accessed 2024/05/25.