Microblepsis prunicolor (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Microblepsis Warren, 1922 species known from India. 
Microblepsis prunicolor (Moore, 1888) (Drepana). India: NE India, Sikkim; NE Myanmar; Nepal. 
Microblepsis leucosticta (Hampson, 1895) (Drepana). India: NE India, Sikkim, Meghalaya. 
Microblepsis cupreogrisea (Hampson, 1895) (Problepsidis). India: NE Himalaya; S Myanmar. 
Microblepsis rugosa (Watson, 1968) (Betalbara). India: NE India, Meghalaya, Nagaland. 
Microblepsis violacea (Butler, 1889) (Agnidra). India: NW and NE. India, Himachal Pardesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal; Nepal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
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
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
  1. OD: Drepana prunicolor Moore, 1888. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 288. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg 337, no 722 as Drepana prunicolor.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1, pl 1/6.
  4. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. Betalbara prunicolor, plate 2 fig.312

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Microblepsis prunicolor (Moore, 1888) – . 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/microblepsis-prunicolor, accessed 2024/02/29.