Eupanacra mydon (Walker, 1856) - Common Rippled Hawkmoth

Taxonomic Information

List of Eupanacra Cadiou & Holloway, 1989 known from India.
Eupanacra automedon (Walker, 1856), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), North East India, Nepal (Leong, 2009).
Eupanacra busiris (Walker, 1856), Assam (Arandhara et al., 2017), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018).
Eupanacra malayana (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018).
Eupanacra metallica (Butler, 1875), Assam, Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim (Bortolin et al., 1998).
Eupanacra mydon (Walker, 1856), Assam (Arandhara et al.,2017), Meghalaya (Bortolin et al.,1998), Uttarakhand (Sondhi and Sondhi, 2016).
Eupanacra perfecta (Butler, 1875), Sikkim, West Bengal (Kitching, 2020).
Eupanacra radians (Gehlen., 1930), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018).
Eupanacra regularis (Butler, 1875).
Eupanacra sinuata (Rothschild & Jordan, 1903), North East India, Nepal (Pittaway and Kitching, 2020).
Eupanacra variolosa (Walker, 1856), Himalayan region (Sanyal et al., 2018).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam11
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
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand4
West Bengal2
Total21214

Eupanacra mydon (Walker, 1856) – Common Rippled Hawkmoth: Arisaema tortuosum, Amorphophallus sp.(Araceae)(Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Panacra mydon Walker, 1856. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 155. TL: [Bangladesh,] Silhet [Sylhet].
  2. Inoue, H., R.D. Kennett & I.J. Kitching. 1997. Moths of Thailand, Volume 2: Sphingidae. Pg 76, # 100, Pl 25.
  3. https://sphingidae.myspecies.info/taxonomy/term/1045
  4. https://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/e_myd.htm

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Eupanacra mydon (Walker, 1856) – Common Rippled Hawkmoth. 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/eupanacra-mydon, accessed 2024/02/22.