Harpyia longipennis (Walker, 1855) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Harpyia Ochsenheimer, 1810 known from India.

Harpyia longipennis (Walker, 1855). India (Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, S India); Nepal; Pakistan.

Harpyia microsticta microsticta (Hampson, 1892). India (Nagaland, Uttarakhand); Nepal.

Harpyia microsticta dicyma (Wiltshire, 1958). India (Himachal Pradesh); Nepal; Pakistan.
Harpyia morozovi Schintmeister, 2013. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand2
West Bengal1
Total24
  1. 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, pg 157, # 278 as Damata_longipennis.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1 pl.32:19 as Damata longipennis.
  3. Schintlmeister, A & C.L. Fang, 2001, New and less known Notodontidae from mainland China Neue Entomologische Nachrichten band 50: 1-141. Pdf pg.54 pl.IX 80a-d (pg.119).

Note: Schintlmeister states that bh770 is probably Harpyia morozovi Schintmeister, 2013 (SS, pers. comm.)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Harpyia longipennis (Walker, 1855) – . 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/harpyia-longipennis, accessed 2024/05/25.