Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907) -

Taxonomic Information

Cassephyra Holloway, [1994] species known from India.
Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895). NE Himalaya, SE Asia. 
Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907). India (Tamil Nadu, Karnataka). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Note: Holloway [1994] states that Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895) and Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907) (and other taxon in this genus from the Indo-Australian tropics), with similar fascies needs investigation for their validity as separate taxon.
See link at https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-11/Cassymini/cassymini_6_1.php
 

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
Karnataka4
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total5
  1. OD: Hypephyra cyanosticta Hampson, 1907. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, Vol 18 (1), pg. 31, #3278a & Pl E fig 42.TL: Travancore. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofbombayn18bomb/page/31/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18938#page/77/mode/1up
  2. Holloway, J. D. [1994]. The moths of Borneo Part 11, Family Geometridae: Subfamilies Ennominae. Malayan Nature Journal 47: 1–309. 
  3. Das, A., Mazumder, A., Pathania, P. C. and Singh, N., 2020. Insecta: Lepidoptera (Moths). In: Faunal Diversity of Biogeographic Zones of India: Western Ghats: 535-569 (Published by the Director, Zool. Surv. India, Kolkata). Lists Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895) and Cassephyra cyanosticta (Hampson, 1907) from the Western Ghats though Cassephyra lamprosticta (Hampson, 1895) is known to occur in NE Himalaya. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cassephyra cyanosticta (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/cassephyra-cyanosticta, accessed 2024/03/02.