Locastra crassipennis (Walker, 1857) -

Taxonomic Information

Locastra Walker, 1859 species known from the Indian subcontinent (based on (Ranjan et. al. 2022). 
Locastra muscosalis (Walker, [1866]). India: Sikkim, Nagas, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram; Sri Lanka; Myanmar. 
Locastra pachylepidalis Hampson, 1896. Bhutan (TL). 
Locastra crassipennis (Walker, 1857). India: Sikkim; Bangladesh (Sylhet: TL).
Locastra viridis Rong & Li, 2017. India: Sikkim (Ranjan et. al. 2022). 
Locastra mizo Ranjan, Singh & Kirti, 2022. India: Mizoram (TL: Kanhmun). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Locastra crassipennis -


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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
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Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
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  1. OD: Eurois? crassipennis Walker, 1857. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London pt. 11, pg. 558. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121636#page/328/mode/1up
  2. Locastra maimonalis Walker; List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London pt. 16, pg. 159. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120189#page/171/mode/1up
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. pg. 119, #4454, fig. 69. 
  4. Ranjan, R., Singh, N. and Kirti, J.S., 2022. Review of the genus Locastra Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Epipaschiinae) from India, with a new species and a new species record. Zootaxa, 5169(1), pp.71-78.
  5. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. 308 pp., 51 figs., 32 pls. pg. 144, # 463, pl. 22/16.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Locastra crassipennis (Walker, 1857) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/locastra-crassipennis, accessed 2024/03/01.