Loepa katinka (Westwood, 1848) - Plain Golden Emperor Moth

Subspecies in India

Loepa is a complex species group with at least 8 species found in India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Loepa katinka (Westwood, 1848) – Plain Golden Emperor Moth: Ampelopsis sp., Leea guineensis, Parthenocissus tricuspidata (Vitaceae), Dillenia pentagyna (Dilleniaceae),Salix babylonica (Salicaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Loepa katinka (Westwood, 1848) – Plain Golden Emperor Moth. 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/loepa-katinka, accessed 2024/07/18.