Epiplema ruptaria Moore, 1883 -

Subspecies in India

Taxonomic Information

Epiplema Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] known species from India:
Epiplema albida Hampson, 1895. Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema bicaudata (Moore, [1868]). India: Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Epiplema clathrata Warren, 1896. India: NE Himalaya.
Epiplema fulvilinea (Hampson, 1891). N. India.
Epiplema fuscifrons (Warren, 1896). NE Himalaya. 
Epiplema himala (Butler, 1880). NE India.
Epiplema irrorata (Moore, 1887). Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema latifasciata (Moore, 1887). Sri Lanka; India.
Epiplema quadristrigata (Walker, 1866). Sri Lanka.
Epiplema reticulata (Moore, [1888]). Bhutan; India.
Epiplema rhacina Swinhoe, 1917. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Epiplema ruptaria Moore, 1883. N. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
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
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal1
Total2112
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae. Pg 129, # 3055.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 138:7.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=257491 [accessed 25 August 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Epiplema ruptaria Moore, 1883 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.62. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/epiplema-ruptaria, accessed 2023/12/01.