Lophoptera spp. Guenée, 1852 -

Taxonomic Information

Lophoptera Guenée, 1852 species known from the Indian subcontinent:
Lophoptera anthyalus (Hampson, 1894). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills). 
Lophoptera apirtha (Swinhoe, 1900). India: Himachal Pradesh (TL: Solun).
Lophoptera belli Holloway, 1985. S. India.
Lophoptera coangulata Warren, 1914. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Lophoptera denticulata (Walker, 1865). India; Myanmar. 
Lophoptera hemithyris (Hampson, 1905), India: Tamil Nadu (TL: Chennai (Madras), Cuddapah),
Lophoptera hypenistis (Hampson, 1905). Myanmar (TL: Hsipaw). 
Lophoptera illucida (Walker, 1865). Oriental tropics. 
Lophoptera khasiana Warren, 1914. NE Himalaya. 
Lophoptera longipennis (Moore, 1882). NE Himalaya: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling). 
Lophoptera nama (Swinhoe, 1901), India: NE Himalaya, Meghalaya (TL: Jaintia Hills).
Lophoptera negretina (Hampson, 1902). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Lophoptera obliquilinea Prout, 1928. Myanmar.
Lophoptera olivascens (Moore, 1882). NE Himalaya.
Lophoptera polygrapha (Walker, 1864). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Lophoptera squammigera Guenée, 1852. Oriental tropics.
Lophoptera squammilinea Holloway, 1985. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills).
Lophoptera submarginata Holloway, 1985. S. Myanmar. 
Lophoptera tenuis (Moore, 1867). NE Himalaya: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling).
Lophoptera triangulata Berio, 1973. Myanmar.
Lophoptera vittigera Walker, 1865. S. India; Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh13
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total1311
  1. Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1852. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres. Tome Septiéme. Noctuélites. Tome 3 Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 7 (Noct. 3) : 1-443, Atlas (Noctuelites): pl. 1-24 (1858). TL: Lophoptera squammigera. Noct. 3: Page 54.
  2. Qi, F., Wang, K., Xue, D. and Yang, D., 2011. A taxonomic revision of the Stictopterinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae) in China. Zootaxa, 2926(1), pp.1-45. Pg 19 & figs 60-63.

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Lophoptera spp. Guenée, 1852 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.42. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/lophoptera-spp, accessed 2023/03/31.