Eupterote gardneri Bryk, 1950 -

Taxonomic Information

Eupterote Hübner, 1820 species known from India (based on Raha et al 2018 & Zolotuhin, 2018). 
Eupterote citrina Walker, 1855. India: Central India, Maharashtra, Sikkim. 
Eupterote decolorata (Grünberg, 1914). India: Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Eupterote flavida Moore, 1884. India: Karnataka, Maharashtra, S. India.
Eupterote gardneri Bryk, 1950. India: Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. Eupterote bifasciata Kishida, 1994 is a junior synonym. 
Eupterote fabia Cramer, 1780. India: Maharashtra, Sikkim, West Bengal, S. India; Bhutan, Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote mollifera Walker, 1865. India: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Eupterote orientalis (Fabricius, 1793). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote flavicollis Guérin-Meneville, 1843. S. India. 
Eupterote diffusa Walker, 1865. S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote hibisci (Fabricius, 1775). India: Karnataka, N. India; Sri Lanka.
Eupterote lineosa (Walker, 1855). India: Maharashtra, Nagaland, S. India, Sikkim; Bangladesh; Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 
Eupterote patula (Walker, 1865). India: Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh; Bangladesh.
Eupterote primularis Moore, 1884. S. India. 
Eupterote translata Swinhoe, 1885. India: Maharashtra, S. India 
Eupterote testacea Walker, 1855. India: Assam, Meghalaya; Myanmar; Bangladesh. 
Eupterote undata Blanchard, [1844]. Indian subcontinent. 
Eupterote undans Walker, 1855. India: Assam, Indian Himalayas, Karnataka, Maharashtra, S. India; Nepal; Bhutan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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Assam1
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West Bengal1
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  1. Eupterote geminata (Walker) ssp. gardneri Bryk, 1950, Entomologisk Tidskrift 71(1): 59. TL: “New Forest (Dehra Dun), U. P., India”. Holotype: ♂ (RMS) 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 77/7. 
  3. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2814.8.5.8756-8776. Image 1. 
  4. Raha, A., A. Majumder, A. K. Sanyal & K. Chandra. 2017. On Three Species of Genus Eupterote Hübner, [1820] from Chhattisgarh, with a Consolidated Species List of the Genus from India (Lepidoptera: Eupterotidae). SHILAP Revta. lepid., 45 (180).
  5. Zolotuhin, V.V., 2018. Nomenclature and synonymic remarks on two species of Eupterotidae (Lepidoptera) described by Johan Christian Fabricius, and notes on related species. Zootaxa, 4471(2), pp.381-386.

Eupterote bifasciata Kishida, 1994 is treated as the junior synonym of Eupterote gardneri Bryk, 1950 (Zolotuhin, 2018). Updated on MOI website on 1 Oct 2021 (SS).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eupterote gardneri Bryk, 1950 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/eupterote-gardneri, accessed 2024/07/18.