Photo Gallery and Species Biology
Hampson, 1892 shows veins 3,4 and 5 all originating from lower angle of cell. Head, thorax and abdomen white or yellowish. FW silvery white, veins black. HW white, veins black towards outer margin. Black marginal line.
Gazalina apsara which has a black abdomen (male) and abdomen tip as yellowish (female) as against a white abdomen in Himala argentea. Also, FW venation in Gazalina apsara is diagnostic, only two veins (3 and 4) originate from lower angle of cell.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli|
|Daman & Diu|
|Jammu and Kashmir|
- Walker, F. 1855. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part IV. OD page 827 as Redoa argentea
- pg 468, # 1047 ,
- Kishida, Y. 2000. A new species of the genus Himala Moore, 1879 Lepidoptera, Lymantriidae from Vietnam. Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan. June 30; 513: 231-232
- pl 57/8.
Anonymous 2023. Himala argentea (Walker, 1855) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.42. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/himala-argentea, accessed 2023/04/02.