Lophophelma vigens (Butler, 1880) -

Taxonomic Information

Lophophelma Prout, 1912 species from India
Lophophelma costistrigaria (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal; Nepal. 

Lophophelma erionoma (Swinhoe, 1893). TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Lophophelma funebrosa (Warren, 1896) TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Lophophelma hunliensis. TL: Hunli, Arunachal Pradesh. Not peer reviewed. Needs validation. 

Lophophelma iterans (Prout, 1926). Arunachal Pradesh.

Lophophelma luteipes (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Lophophelma neonoma (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka. 

Lophophelma ruficosta (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris. 

Lophophelma varicoloraria (Moore, [1868]). TL: Bengal.

Lophophelma vigens (Butler, 1880). TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Hypochroma vigens Butler, 1880, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6:127.  TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://archive.org/details/annalsmagazineof561880lond/page/127/mode/1up?view=theater
  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 475, # 4010
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  5. Pitkin, Linda M. ; Hongxiang Han & Shayleen James, 2007. Moths of the tribe Pseudoterpnini (Geometridae: Geometrinae): a review of the genera, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150: 343-412. fig.19
  6. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=476447 [accessed 10 February 2017]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lophophelma vigens (Butler, 1880) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/lophophelma-vigens, accessed 2024/05/18.