Episteme vetula (Geyer, 1832) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Episteme Hübner, [1820] species known from India. 

Episteme adulatrix Kollar, 1884. India. 

Episteme distincta (Butler, 1875). India: Assam; Bangladesh. 

Episteme nigripennis Butler, 1875. Sri Lanka. 

Episteme maculatrix (Duncan & Westwood [1841]). India: Nagaland, Meghalaya.

Episteme macrosema (Jordan, 1912). Myanmar. 

Episteme negrita (Hampson, 1894). Myanmar. 

Episteme nipalensis (Butler, 1875). NW Himalayas, E. Himalayas; Nepal. 

Episteme latimargo (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris (TL), Karnataka, Assam. 

Episteme vetula (Geyer, 1832). India: Meghalaya, Assam. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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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
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
Episteme vetula (Geyer, 1832): Dioscorea spp. (Dioscoreaceae), Smilax spp. (Smilacaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, # 1565, pg 153 as Eusemia fasciatrix
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1989. The Moths of Borneo. Part 12. Noctuidae: Heliothinae, Hadeninae, Acronictinae, Amphipyrinae, Agaristinae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-12/agaristinae/agaristinae_1_1.php [accessed 10 Sep 2015]
  3. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/05_NOCTUIDAE/08_AGARISTINAE/01_Episteme/Episteme%20vetula/Episteme%20vetula.htm [accessed 10 Sep 2015]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=281984 [accessed 10 Sep 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Episteme vetula (Geyer, 1832) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.50. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/episteme-vetula, accessed 2023/05/31.