Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832) - Ornate Hydriris

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Similar species: Ercta elutalis (Walker,1859)
Vide Hampson (1896), Ercta elutalis has an oblique minutely waved postmedial black line with silvery outer edge and angled outwards on vein 2.
Hydriris ornatalis has the postmedial line of forewing nearly straight from costa to vein 3, then bent inwards.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh111
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa1
Gujarat21211
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1111
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra123
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga111
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total222115784

Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832) – Ornate Hydriris: Convolvulus arvensis, Ipomoea batatas, Ipomoea aitonii  (Convolvulaceae), Malus domestica (Rosaeae), Rumex spinosus (Polygonaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. OD. Asopia ornatalis Duponchel, 1832. 207–208, pl. 223 fig. 8). Type locality: Italy, Sicily. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.Pg. 274, # 4812. Listed as Ercta ornatalis.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1898. A revision of the Moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralidae. Part 1 Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1898 : 590-761, pl. 49-50. 
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=317367 [accessed 07 December 2019]
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/ornatalis.html [accessed 07 December 2019]
  6. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Hydriris_Ornatalis [accessed 07 December 2019]
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/199428-Hydriris-ornatalis
  8. http://www.jpmoth.org/Crambidae/Pyraustinae/Hydriris_ornatalis.html [accessed 07 December 2019] http://www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/hydriris%20ornatalis.html [accessed 07 December 2019]
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hydriris ornatalis (Duponchel, 1832) – Ornate Hydriris. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/hydriris-ornatalis, accessed 2024/03/02.