Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890]) -

Taxonomic Information

Hysterura Warren, 1895 species known from India.
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868
Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890])

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Hysterura multifaria -


Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868 and Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890]) listed in The Forum Herbulot as valid species.
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pg. 664.
FBI, Hampson, Vol. 3, pg. 361, #3668. Listed as Cidaria cervinaria with Cidaria multifaria as synonym.
Seitz, Vol. 12, pl. 31c for cervinaria.
Hysterura cervinaria Moore, 1868 has complete Y-shaped mark on FW.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
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
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal11
Total111
  1. OD: Cidaria multifaria Swinhoe, C. 1889. On New Indian Lepidoptera, chiefly Heterocera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Pp. 396-432, Pg. 429, pl. 44/9. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96894#page/551/mode/1up 
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1914. Macro. Lep. 4, pg. 206, pl. 12a.
  3. Seitz, Vol. 12, Macro. Lep. pl. 31d for multifaria
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 6/20. 
  5. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 99.21 
  6. https://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Hysterura_Multifaria
  7. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=467875 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hysterura multifaria (Swinhoe, [1890]) – . 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/hysterura-multifaria, accessed 2024/07/16.