Laspeyria excisa (Hampson, 1894) -

Taxonomic Information

Laspeyria Germar, 1810 species known from the Indian subcontinent.

Laspeyria castaneiceps (Hampson, 1896) (Corgatha). Sri Lanka (TL).

Laspeyria excisa (Hampson, 1894). (Corgatha). India: Manipur (TL). 

Laspeyria olivata (Hampson, 1902). (Corgatha). India: Sikkim (TL), Assam. 

Laspeyria ruficeps (Walker, 1864) (Thermesia). India: Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka; Sarawak, Borneo (TL). 

Laspeyria viridicincta (Hampson, 1898) (Zethes). India: Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Laspeyria excisa -


Laspeyria excisa (Hampson, 1894) and Laspeyria ruficeps (Walker, 1864) are very similar species. Based on the original descriptions, Hampson (1910) and the images of specimens at
http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/12_BOLETOBIINAE/13_Laspeyria/Laspeyria%20ruficeps/Laspeyria%20ruficeps.htm for ruficeps andMOB, Part 3, Pl. 4/1 (male)
and