Hypomecis pardaria (Moore, [1868]) -

Taxonomic Information

Hypomecis Hübner, 1821 species known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019). 
Hypomecis arcearia (Sampson, 1902). India: Kashmir (Sindh Valley). 
Hypomecis assimilis (Warren, 1902). India: Indian Himalaya. 
Hypomecis biserrata (Hampson 1902). India: Himachal Pradesh (Kulu). 
Hypomecis carinenta (Cramer, 1777). India: Tamil Nadu (Coromandel). 
Hypomecis cineracea (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand. 
Hypomecis crasstrtigata (Christoph, 1881). India: North India. 
Hypomecis diffusaria (Alberts, 1949). India: North India: Himachal Pradesh (Bashahr). 
Hypomecis fasciata (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills, Cherrapunji), West Bengal (Kurseyong). 
Hypomecis fulvosparsa (Hampson, 1895). India: West Bengal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Hypomecis galucocincta (Hampson, 1907). India: Kashmir (Koksar), Himachal Pradesh.
Hypomecis infixaria (Walker, 1860). India: N. & S. India. 
Hypomecis latifascia (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri District, the plateau, 6700ft. 
Hypomecis leucocyma (Hampson, 1907). India: Kashmir (Barra Larcha). 
Hypomecis lioptilaria (Swinhoe, 1903). India: NE Himalaya, West Bengal. 
Hypomecis oblivia (Prout, 1925). India: Assam, Meghalaya (Shillong,). 
Hypomecis pallida (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri District, N Slopes, 3500ft and S slopes, 3000ft; Tamil Nadu, Kerala. 
Hypomecis paradaria (Moore, 1868). India: Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Manipur, Sikkim. 
Hypomecis polysticta (Hampson, 1902). 
Hypomecis polystrota (Hampson, 1907). India: Kashmir (Rala), Punjab, Himachal Pradesh (Koksar). 
Hypomecis procursaria (Walker, 1860), India. 
Hypomecis ratotaria (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills, Shillong, Cherrapunji). 
Hypomecis reparata (Walker, 1860). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh. Hypomecis glochinophora (Prout, 1925) is a junior synonym of Hypomecis reparata (Walker, 1860). 
Hypomecis separata separata (Walker, 1860). India: Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Sikkim, Uttarakhand.
Hypomecis serratilinea (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills, Shillong, Cherrapunji). 
Hypomecis suasria (Guenee, 1858). India. 
Hypomecis tamilensis Sato, 2016. Tamil Nadu (TL: Kalkad, Wild Life Sanctuary, Manjolai). 
Hypomecis tetragonata (Walker, 1862). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Hypomecis transcissa (Walker, 1860). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharmsala), Uttarakhand.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species: Hypomecis fulvosparsa (Moths of Nepal, Pl. 102/7) & Heterobraxas spontaneata (Moths of Nepal Pl. 8/23).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh512
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
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total5122
  1. OD:Abraxas pardaria Moore, 1867. Proceeding of the Zoological Society of London. Pg. 652. TL: Bengal. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90421#page/62/mode/1up.
  2. Abraxas pardaria; Hampson. G.F.1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 287, # 3511. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 102/8.
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 307. 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hypomecis pardaria (Moore, [1868]) – . 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/hypomecis-pardaria, accessed 2024/04/14.