Episparis costistriga Walker, 1864 -

Taxonomic Information

Episparis Walker, [1857] species known from India. 
Episparis costistriga (Walker, 1864). India: Himalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya
Episparis exprimens Walker, 1862. India: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya; Myanmar. 
Episparis liturata (Fabricius, 1787). India: Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand. 
Episparis tortuosalis Moore, 1867. India: Andaman Is., Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Meghalaya. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Episparis costistriga -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
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
Meghalaya2
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1211
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae, pg 544, # 2615 as Episparis sora.
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini.
    http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/episparis/episparis_1_2.php [accessed 31 August 2016]
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae, pl 12, Fig 1, pg 46, # 186

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Episparis costistriga Walker, 1864 – . 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/episparis-costistriga, accessed 2024/04/14.