Hirasa cuprearia (Moore, [1868]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Hirasa Moore, 1888, known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).

Hirasa aereus (Butler, 1880). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Hirasa cuprearia (Moore, [1868]). India" Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Hirasa contubernalis Moore, 1888. India: Khasi Hills, Shillong, Meghalaya.
Hirasa imaginata (Prout, 1931). India: Sikkim, Tonglo, 10000ft.
Hirasa lichenea (Oberthür, 1886). China (TL). India?
Hirasa muscosaria muscosaria (Walker, 1866). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Hirasa muscosaria sempervirens (Prout, 1915). India: NW Himalayas.
Hirasa plagiochorda Prout, 1927. Myanmar (upper); India: Hapare, Khasis, Meghalaya.
Hirasa scripturaria scripturaria (Walker, 1866). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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 Bengal
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  1. Moore, F. 1868. On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1867, pg.626 as Hemerophila cuprearia. 
  2. Hampson, G.F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 277, # 3442 as Baormia cuprearia.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal.  TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo, pl 76/12, pg 53.
  4. Sato, R., 2005b: Description of a new species of the genus Ctenognophos Prout (Geometridae, Ennominae) from Nepal, with taxonomic notes on C. cuprearia (Moore). Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 56(4): 276-278
  5. Wikispecies contributors. Hirasa cuprearia [Internet]. Wikispecies, ; 2014 Nov 14, 12:13 UTC [cited 2016 Dec 5]. Available from: https://species.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hirasa_cuprearia&oldid=2054237.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Hirasa cuprearia (Moore, [1868]) – . 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/hirasa-cuprearia, accessed 2024/02/23.