Hypsopygia nigrivitta (Walker, 1863) -

Taxonomic Information

Hypsopygia Hübner, 1825 species known from the Indian subcontinent (Singh et al. 2022)
Hypsopygia albidalis (Walker, 1866). India: Maharashtra (Pune). 
Hypsopygia albolinealis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia atomosalis (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Hypsopygia aurocilialis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia bractealis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka (TL). 
Hypsopygia flammealis (Hampson, 1906). India: Karnataka (Bellary), Tamil Nadu (Chennai) (TL). 
Hypsopygia fuscalis (Hampson, 1891).  India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia igniflualis (Walker, 1859).  Sri Lanka (TL).
Hypsopygia ignefimbrialis (Hampson, 1906. India?
Hypsopygia marthalis (Walker, 1859). S. India: Kerala, Karnataka. 
Hypsopygia medialis (Hampson, 1903). India: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh (TL). 
Hypsopygia nigrivitta (Walker, 1863). India: NE India; Myanmar.
Hypsopygia nonusalis (Walker, 1859). India: Himachal Pradesh; Sri Lanka. 
Hypsopygia mauritialis (Boisduval, 1833). India; Nepal; Bhutan. 
Hypsopygia ochreicilia (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Hypsopygia pellucidalis (Warren, 1896). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Hypsopygia postflava (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka (TL). 
Hypsopygia purpureorufa (Hampson, 1917). India: Karnataka (Belgaum), Tamil Nadu (Chennai: TL). 
Hypsopygia pernigralis (Ragonot, 1891). India: Bihar, West Bengal, Nilgiris; Nepal. 
Hypsopygia regina (Butler, 1879). Myanmar. 
Hypsopygia sericea Warren, 1891. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal (TL). 
Hypsopygia subolivescens (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Hypsopygia subviridescens (Warren, 1895). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL). 
Hypsopygia suffusalis (Walker, 1866). N. India. 

Based on Hampson (1896) and Nuss et al. (2022) at http://globiz.pyraloidea.org

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Hypsopygia nigrivitta -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
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Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
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  1. OD : Cisse nigrivitta Walker, 1863. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, pt. 27, pg. 125. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120180#page/137/mode/1up
  2. Buzala fuscicosta Walker, 1863. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, pt. 27, pg. 130. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120180#page/142/mode/1up
  3. Herculia nigrivitta, Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.pg. 160, #4557.
  4. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur. 308 pp., 51 figs., 32 pls # 497 pg. 153, pl. 25/4.
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=783619
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/778243-Hypsopygia-nigrivitta
  7. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/pyra/nigrivitta.html

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Hypsopygia nigrivitta (Walker, 1863) – . 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/hypsopygia-nigrivitta, accessed 2023/06/07.