MOI website produced by:

Indian Foundation for Butterflies

MOI by the numbers:

No. of species pages: 2,523
No. of lifecycle pages: 179
No. of images: 28,010
No. of website visits: site visit count
No. of unique visitors:Unique visitors
Since 2015

Also see the latest images

Advance search

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Nyctemerina > Paraplastis

Paraplastis hampsoni (Swinhoe, 1889)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Distinguished from Migoplastis correcta by the band on FW being distinct, unlike M. correcta in which it is indistinct.
  1. Hampson, G. 1894. Moths 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs: pg. 44 , #1259 as Migoplastis hampsoni.
  2. Museum Witt München::Virtuelle Sammlungen. [accessed 04 October 2016]
  3. Swinhoe, C. 1889. On new Indian Lepidoptera, chiefly Heterocera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1889 (4), 369–432, pls. 43–44. pg. 402, pl. 43, fig.2.

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Nyctemerina > Paraplastis

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Paraplastis hampsoni (Swinhoe, 1889). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
Share on facebook email page Share by email