Herpetogramma rudis species-group (Warren, 1892) -

Taxonomic Information

Herpetogramma Lederer, 1863 species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Herpetogramma basalis (Walker, [1866]). Sri Lanka; India.
Herpetogramma bipunctalis (Fabricius, 1794). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills: TL); Sri Lanka.  
Herpetogramma coptobasalis (Hampson, 1899). Bhutan.
Herpetogramma cynaralis (Walker, 1859). India; Sri Lanka.
Herpetogramma latifuscalis (Hampson, 1899). Bhutan.
Herpetogramma licarsisalis  (Walker, 1859). India.
Herpetogramma mellealis (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar.
Herpetogramma nigricornalis (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Assam, Meghalaya.
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Guenée, 1854). India.
Herpetogramma rudis (Warren, 1892). India. 
Herpetogramma subalbescens (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Meghalaya.
Herpetogramma stultalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
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Assam1
Bihar
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Goa
Gujarat11
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Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1131111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra
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Nagaland
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Uttar Pradesh3
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
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Herpetogramma rudis (Warren, 1892)

  1. Acharana rudis Warren, 1892. Descriptions of new genera and species of Pyralidae contained in the British Museum collection. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany and Geology, London (ser. 6) 9: 435. TL: Japan. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19268671#page/483/mode/1up
  2. Lu X-Q., Wan J-P. & X-C Du. 2019. Three new species of Herpetogramma Lederer (Lepidoptera, Crambidae) from China. ZooKeys 865: 67-85. Fig. 5 & 6. 
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/539064-Herpetogramma-rudis

Herpetogramma stultalis (Walker, 1859)

  1. Botys stultalis Walker, 1859. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 18: 669. TL: Ceylon. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120189#page/699/mode/1up
  2. FBI, Hampson, Vol. 4, pg. 405, # 5162 as Pachyzancla stultalis
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/632584-Herpetogramma-stultalis

Note: Herpetogramma rudis group: Herpetogramma rudis (Warren, 1892), Herpetogramma stultalis (Walker, 1859) and Herpetogramma bipunctalis (Fabricius, 1794), are very difficult to separate reliably from images and are best separated by examining genitalia. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Herpetogramma rudis species-group (Warren, 1892) – . 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/Herpetogramma-rudis%20species-group, accessed 2024/04/14.