Hypsopygia spp. Hübner, 1825 -

Taxonomic Information

Hypsopygia Hübner, 1825 species known from the Indian subcontinent (Singh et al. 2022)
Hypsopygia albidalis (Walker, 1866). India: Maharashtra (Pune). 
Hypsopygia albolinealis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia atomosalis (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Hypsopygia aurocilialis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia bractealis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka (TL). 
Hypsopygia flammealis (Hampson, 1906). India: Karnataka (Bellary), Tamil Nadu (Chennai) (TL). 
Hypsopygia fuscalis (Hampson, 1891).  India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia igniflualis (Walker, 1859).  Sri Lanka (TL).
Hypsopygia ignefimbrialis (Hampson, 1906. India?
Hypsopygia marthalis (Walker, 1859). S. India: Kerala, Karnataka. 
Hypsopygia medialis (Hampson, 1903). India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh (TL). 
Hypsopygia nigrivitta (Walker, 1863). India: NE India; Myanmar; Sri Lanka.
Hypsopygia nonusalis (Walker, 1859). India: Himachal Pradesh; Sri Lanka. 
Hypsopygia mauritialis (Boisduval, 1833). India; Nepal; Bhutan. 
Hypsopygia ochreicilia (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia pellucidalis (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Hypsopygia postflava (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka (TL). 
Hypsopygia purpureorufa (Hampson, 1917). India: Karnataka (Belgaum), Tamil Nadu (Chennai: TL). 
Hypsopygia pernigralis (Ragonot, 1891). India: Bihar, West Bengal, Nilgiris; Nepal. 
Hypsopygia regina (Butler, 1879). Myanmar. 
Hypsopygia sericea Warren, 1891. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal (TL). 
Hypsopygia subolivescens (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Hypsopygia subviridescens (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Hypsopygia suffusalis (Walker, 1866). N. India. 

Based on Hampson (1896) and Nuss et al. (2022) at http://globiz.pyraloidea.org

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh41
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi11
Goa1
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1111
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra114
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga111
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan11
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal1
Total1233213124
Hypsopygia spp.: Dalbergia sissoo, Trifolium spp., Medicago sativa, Lupinus spp. (Fabaceae), Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae), Polistes hebroes (Insecta), Phoebe bootanica (Lauraceae), Populus spp. (Salicaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Singh, N. , R. Ranjan, A. Talukdar, R. Joshi, J. S. Kirti, K. Chandra & R. Mally. 2022. A catalogue of Indian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5197 (1): 001–423. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5197.1.1

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hypsopygia spp. Hübner, 1825 – . 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/hypsopygia-spp, accessed 2024/06/15.