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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Erebinae > Erebini > Erebus

Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricius, 1775)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Nagaland
Tamil Nadu
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Erebus Latreille, 1810 species known from India
Erebus acuta (Fawcett, 1917)
Erebus albicincta Kollar, [1844]
Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricus, 1775 )
Erebus ephesperis (Hübner, [1823])
Erebus gemmans (Guenée, 1852)
Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858)
Erebus hieroglyphica (Drury, 1773)
Erebus jaintiana (Swinhoe, 1896)
Erebus macrops (Linnaeus, 1768)
Erebus strigipennis (Moore, 1883)
Erebus superba (Swinhoe, 1908)
 
References:
  1. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo,
    female pl.47:1, male pl.88:4
  2. Holloway, J. D. 2005. The Moths of Borneo. Part 15/16. Noctuidae, Catocalini. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/erebini/erebini_1_2.php [accessed 17 October 2016]
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae, pl 27, 4-7

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Sankararaman, H. 2021. Erebus caprimulgus (Fabricius, 1775). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355842/Erebus-caprimulgus
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