Drepana pallida Moore, 1879 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Drepana Schrank, 1802 species known from India. 
Drepana dentifera Warren, 1922. India: Sikkim. 
Drepana dispilata dispilata Warren, 1922. India: Sikkim, North India; North Myanmar; Nepal. 
Drepana ochreipennis Hampson, [1893]. India: Sikkim. 
Drepana pallida pallida Moore, 1879. India: NE India, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh; North Myanmar; Nepal. 
Drepana rufofasciata Hampson, [1893]. India: Sikkim; Nepal.

Note: Though Lepindex lists the genus of Drepana dentifera and Drepana ochreipennis as Watsonalla, there is no publication that could be found to support this nomenclature. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh227511
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim3
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal1
Total24717241
  1. OD: Drepana pallida Moore, 1879. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 84TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, # 708, pg 334.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 1/13.
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website).
    http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=374270 [accessed 13 October 2016]
  5. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Pg 105.
  6. Wikipedia contributors. Drepana pallida [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2016 Aug 19, 06:34 UTC [cited 2016 Aug 19]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Drepana_pallida&oldid=735203987.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Drepana pallida Moore, 1879 – . 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://www.mothsofindia.org/drepana-pallida, accessed 2024/04/18.