Callopistria callopistrioides (Moore, 1881) -

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Callopistria callopistrioides -


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  1. OD as Thalpophila callopistrioides Moore, 1881. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 344. TL: Khasi Hills. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30759493#page/446/mode/1up
  2. Listed as Data similis Warren, 1911. Descriptions of some new Noctuidae in the Tring Museum. Novit. zool. 18: 140-148.
  3. Wileman & West, 1929. Descriptions of new species of Noctuidae Novit. Zool. 35(1):1-27. Page 5.
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1989. The moths of Borneo (part 12); Family Noctuidae: Subfamilies Noctuinae, Heliothinae, Hadeninae, Acronictinae, Amphipyrinae, Agaristinae. Malayan Nature Journal 43: 57-226. Pg. 161, Pl. 5/7
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Plate 86/9.
  6. Yen, S-H. & S. Wu. 2009. Hexapoda: Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (Eriopinae), Biota Taiwanica : 3-88. Pg. 58. Misspelt as Callopistria callopistroides.
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1284396-Data-callopistrioides [Accessed on 24 Nov 2022]
     

Similar species: Callopistria thalpophiloides
Both this (thalpophiloides) and the next species (callopistrioides) have rich dark brown forewings; the hindwings are bordered a similar colour but have the basal half dull yellow. The next species has the pale forewing markings more prominent and more clearly defined; the submarginal white flecks are much more extensive in callopistrioides; in thalpophiloides they are restricted to the anterior sixth of the wing.

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Callopistria callopistrioides (Moore, 1881) – . 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/callopistria-callopistrioides, accessed 2023/03/30.