Alcis sublimis Butler, 1889 -

Taxonomic Information

Alcis Curtis, 1826 species known from India. 
Alcis admissaria (Guenée, [1858]). North India. 
Alcis albifera (Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).  
Alcis albilnea Sato, 1993. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).  
Alcis arisema Prout, 1934. India: Arunachal Pradesh (Tawang, Tale WLS). 
Alcis athola (Prout, 1926). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).  
Alcis decussata (Moore, 1868). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).  
Alcis granitaria (Moore, 1888).India: Kashmir (Sind valley, Chamba). 
Alcis holophaearia (Hampson, 1907). India: Kashmir (Dana), Punjab 
Alcis imbecilis (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Alcis iterata Butler, 1886. NW India.  
Alcis latifasciata (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim. 
Alcis maculata (Moore, 1868).India: Bengal.
Alcis macroclarata Sato, 1993. India: Bengal. 
Alcis megaspilaria (Moore, 1867). India. 
Alcis nigralbata Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim. 
Alcis nigridorsaria (Guenée, 1858). India.
Alcis nilgirica Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris. 
Alcis orbifer Warren, 1896. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Alcis perspicuata perspicuata (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal. 
Alcis perspicuata vicana Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling).
Alcis pleniferata (Walker, [1863]). Bhutan.  
Alcis prosoica (Wehrli, 1943). India:Himalayas. 
Alcis periphracta (Prout, 1926). India: Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal. 
Alcis quadrifera (Walker, 1866). India: North India. 
Alcis rufomagrinata (Moore, [1868]). India: Bengal. 
Alcis semialba (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).  
Alcis semiclarata (Walker, 1862). India: Sikkim, West Himalaya. 
Alcis stictineura (Hampson, 1907).India: Kashmir (Rala, Koksar). 
Alcis sublimis Butler, 1889. India: Himachal Pradesh (Kangra district, Dharamsala).  
Alcis subnitida Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim (Tonglo), West Bengal (Darjeeling). 
Alcis subolivacea (Hampson, 1907). India: Kashmir (Rala, Koksar). 
Alcis subrufaria Warren, 1893. India: Sikkim. 
Alcis tenera Warren, 1893.India: Sikkim. 
Alcis trikotaria (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875).India: Himalayas. 
Alcis variegata (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Uttarakhand.  
Alcis variegata nebulosa (Swinhoe, 1891) 
Alcis venustularia (Walker, 1866). North India. 

Alcis vialis (Moore, 1888)is now treated as Harutalcis vialis (Moore, 1888).
Alcis atrostipata (Walker, 1862) is now treated as Harutalcis atrostipata (Walker, 1862).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Alcis sublimis Butler, 1889. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum vol. 7 (1889), p. 103, Plate 135/19. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/180012#page/113/mode/1up. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/180012#page/163/mode/1up
  2. 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. 274, # 3434 as a synonym of granitaria. Alcis granitaria is now a valid separate taxon. 
  3. See other comments at https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/32656937
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Alcis sublimis Butler, 1889 – . 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/alcis-sublimis, accessed 2024/04/18.