Hippotion spp. Hübner, 1819 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Hippotion Hübner, [1819] known from India.
Hippotion boerhaviae (Fabricius, 1775), Jharkhand (Sambath, 2011), Madhya Pradesh (Chandra et al., 2013), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Punjab (Singh and Kaur,2020), West Bengal (Mishra, 2018).
Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758), Karnataka (Channi et al., 2017), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Punjab (Pathiana et al., 2014), Uttarakhand (Sondhi and Sondhi 2016), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Hippotion echeclus (Boisduval, 1875), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al.,2013), Punjab ( Pathiana et al., 2014).
Hippotion rafflesii (Moore, 1858), Nepal, Karnataka (Melichar, 2012).
Hippotion rosetta (Swinhoe, 1892), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Andhra Pradesh, Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Tamil Nadu, (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).
Hippotion velox (Fabricius, 1793), Karnataka (Ghoparde et al., 2013), Kerala (Sondhi et al., 2017), Tamil Nadu (Iyer and Kitching, 2019).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat25411
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan2
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total4641522
Hippotion spp.: Impatiens balsamina (Balsaminaceae), Vigna unguiculata, Arachis hypogaea (Fabaceae), Cayratia spp. (Vitaceae), Alocasia macrorrhizos (Araceae), Brassica spp. (Brassicaceae), Ipomoea batatas (Convolvulaceae), Morinda citrifolia, Knoxia mollis, Gynochthodes umbellata, Spermacoce spp. (Rubiaceae), Pisonia spp., Boerhavia repens, Boerhavia coccinea (Nyctaginaceae), Amaranthus spinosus (Amaranthaceae), Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), Citrullus lanatus (Cucurbitaceae), Dioscorea alata (Dioscoreaceae), Glossostigma diandrum (Phrymaceae), Impatiens balsamina (Balsaminaceae), Ipomoea cairica (Convolvulaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hippotion spp. Hübner, 1819 – . 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/hippotion-spp, accessed 2024/07/18.