Drepana dispilata Warren, 1922 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Drepana Schrank, 1802 species known from India. 
Drepana dentifera Warren, 1922. India: Sikkim. 
Drepana dispilata dispilata Warren, 1922. India: Sikkim, North India; North Myanmar; Nepal. 
Drepana ochreipennis Hampson, [1893]. India: Sikkim. 
Drepana pallida pallida Moore, 1879. India: NE India, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh; North Myanmar; Nepal. 
Drepana rufofasciata Hampson, [1893]. India: Sikkim; Nepal.

Note: Though Lepindex lists the genus of Drepana dentifera and Drepana ochreipennis as Watsonalla, there is no publication that could be found to support this nomenclature. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total14
  1. OD: Drepana dispilata Warren, 1922; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 463; TL: Knyvett.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.
    Pl 1/14.
  3. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Entomology Supplement 12. Pg 109, Pl 11:362 (Chinese ssp. rufata shown)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Drepana dispilata Warren, 1922 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/drepana-dispilata, accessed 2024/06/21.