Lygniodes vampyurs (Fabricius, 1794) -

Taxonomic Information

Lygniodes Guenée, 1852 species known from India. 
Lygniodes ciliata Moore, 1867. India: Bengal (TL).
Lygniodes endoleucus (Guérin-Méneville, [1844]). NE Himalaya; Myanamar.
Lygniodes hypoleuca Guenée, 1852. Bangladesh (Sylhet: TL); India: Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh; Nagaland, Manipur; Nepal. 
Lygniodes vampyurs (Fabricius, 1794). S. India; Sri Lanka.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. OD: Noctua vampyurs Fabricius, 1794. Ent. Suplt, 3:2:14. TL: Oriental India.
  2. Lygniodes disparans Walker, 1858; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 15: 1817; TL: Ceylon. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1315brit?view=theater#page/1817/mode/1up. Female description. 
  3. Lygniodes reducens Walker, [1858]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 13: 1236; TL: Ceylon. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1315brit/page/1236/mode/1up?view=theater. Male description. 
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 464, # 2413 as Agonista reducens. Male & female description. 
  5. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. Pg. 140, Pl. 163, Fig. 3, 3a. Male & female descriptions. 
  6. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2). Image 111.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Lygniodes vampyurs (Fabricius, 1794) – . 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/lygniodes-vampyurs, accessed 2024/03/03.