Hypomecis transcissa (Walker, 1860) -

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

Hypomecis rotaria, both species are illustrated in Moths of Nepal, further identification comments are discussed on the observation at inaturalist http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/447415

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand61
West Bengal21
Total2822232
Hypomecis transcissa (Walker, 1860): Aleurites spp., Hevea spp. (Euphorbiaceae), Cinnamomum verum (Lauraceae), Theobroma cacao (Malvaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Haruta, T. (Ed.). Moths of Nepal pl. 74:5
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1993. The Moths of Borneo. Part 11. Geometridae: Ennominae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-11/Boarmiini/boarmiini_38_1.php [accessed 29 Feb 2016]
  3. inaturalist.org. iNaturalist.org web application at http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/447415 [accessed 29 Feb 2016]
  4. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 171.

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hypomecis transcissa (Walker, 1860) – . 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/hypomecis-transcissa, accessed 2024/07/18.