Ulopeza semivialis (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Ulopeza Zeller, 1852 species known from India.
Ulopeza semivialis (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling). 
Ulopeza idyalis (Walker, 1859). India: S. India; Sri Lanka (TL). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Ulopeza semivialis -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh31
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
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total31
  1. OD: Patania semivialis Moore, 1888. Descriptions of new Indian lepidopterous insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson. Pg. 209, Pl. 7/6. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26805#page/227/mode/1up. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
  2. 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. 288, # 4847. Listed as Ulopeza semivialis
  3. Kirti, J.S. & Sodhi, J.S., 2001. A systematic list of Pyraustinae of northeastern India (Pyralidae: Lepidoptera). Zoos’ Print Journal, 16(10), pp.607-614. Listed as Ulopeza semivialis.
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 21 as Patania semivialis
  5. http://clasate.cimec.ro/Detaliu_en.asp?k=F1D9A63536234E2AA08E269A6739BDB9
    for Ulopeza semivialis nigricostalis (Caradja, 1925), a subspecies. 

Note: Globiz Pyraloidea lists as Ulopeza semivialis Moore, 1888. Lepindex, iNaturalist and others list this species as Syllepte semivialis or Patania semivialis

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ulopeza semivialis (Moore, 1888) – . 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/ulopeza-semivialis, accessed 2024/04/14.