Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]) -

Subspecies in India

Dsiplays great variability. Numerous subspecies in Himalayas. 
Ssp. leopardina: North-West Himalayas, within Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, India, and North-Western Nepal.
Ssp. dhaulagiriensis: inner Himalayas of Nepal
Ssp. rosepuma: Nepal, Tibet, China

Taxonomic Information

List of Spilarctia Butler, 1875 known from India. 
Spilarctia bifascia Hampson, 1891. India (South India). 
Spilarctia casigneta (Kollar, [1844]). India (NW Himalayas, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Nagaland, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris) Meghalaya, Kerala). 
Spilarctia castanea Hampson, 1893. India (Maharashtra); Sri Lanka. 
Spilarctia comma (Walker, 1856). India (NW Himalayas (Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh), Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand). 
Spilarctia coorgensis Kirti & Gill, 2010. India (Kerala, Karnataka). 
Spilarctia dalbergiae Moore, 1888. India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Spilarctia eldorado (Rothschild, 1910). India (Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia gopara (Moore, 1859). India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia irregularis (Rothschild, 1910). India (Sikkim, West Bengal). 
Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]). India (Indian Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh). 
Spilarctia melanostigma (Erschoff, 1872). India (North India including Ladakh), Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland). 
Spilarctia mona (Swinhoe, 1885). India (Maharashtra, Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia montana (Guerin–Meneville, 1843). India (Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh). 
Spilarctia obliqua (Walker, 1855), India (Throughout India). 
Spilarctia punctata (Moore, 1859).India (Sikkim, Assam, Nagaland, West Bengal, Uttarakhand). 
Spilarctia rubilinea (Moore, 1865). India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal, Meghalaya). 
Spilarctia sagittifera Moore, 1888. India (Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim). 
Spilarctia tamangi (Thomas, 1994). India (Sikkim, Assam, West Bengal). 
Spilarctia tigrina (Moore, 1879). India (Tamil Nadu). 
Spilarctia todara (Moore, 1872). India (Kerala, Tamil Nadu). 
Spilarctia xanthogaster (Thomas, 1994). India (Meghalaya, Assam).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
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Uttarakhand23
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Euprepia leopardina Kollar, [1844]; in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 467, pl. 21, f. 2. 
  2. Arctia divisa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 614; TL: Himalayas, Almorah?
  3. Dubatolov, V.V, Y. Kishida & C. Fang, 2005. Review of the subspecies of Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]) (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) Atalanta 36 (1/2): 180-188. Pl. 11/4.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Spilarctia leopardina (Kollar, [1844]) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/spilarctia-leopardina, accessed 2024/04/14.