Araeopteron proleuca Hampson, 1907 -

Taxonomic Information

Araeopteron Hampson, 1893 species known from India and Sri Lanka (Han & Kononenko 2021). 

Araeopteron fasciale (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka (TL).

Araeopteron goniophora Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka (TL).

Araeopteron griseata Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka (TL).

Araeopteron nivalis Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka (TL). 

Araeopteron pictale Hampson, 1893. Sri Lanka (TL). 

Araeopteron poliophaea (Hampson, 1910). Sri Lanka (TL). 

Araeopteron proleuca Hampson, 1907. India (West Bengal); Sri Lanka. 

Araeopteron rufescens (Hampson, 1910). Sri Lanka (TL). 

Araeopteron xanthopis Hampson, 1907. Sri Lanka (TL). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Araeopteron proleuca -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Araeopteron proleuca Hampson, 1907. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 17: 671. Type locality: India (Bengal), Sri Lanka.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, Vol 10, pg. 25, #5010 & Pl 149/14. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101550#page/53/mode/1up. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid410brit/page/n446/mode/2up?view=theater
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1913. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 11, pg. 201 & Pl. 22g.
  4. http://insecta.pro/taxonomy/74115

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Araeopteron proleuca Hampson, 1907 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/araeopteron-proleuca, accessed 2024/02/29.