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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Erebinae > Hypopyrini > Hypopyra

Hypopyra vespertilio (Fabricius, 1787)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Hypopyra species in Indian subcontinent
Hypopyra burmanica (Hampson, 1913). Myanmar
Hypopyra feniseca Guenée, 1852. Nepal, India.
Hypopyra meridionalis (Hampson, 1913). Sri Lanka, S. & C. India. 
Hypopyra ossigera Guenée, 1852. C. India. 

Hypopyra pudens Walker, 1858. India.
Hypopyra spermatophora (Hampson, 1913). Assam. 
Hypopyra unistrigana Guenée, 1852. India. 
Hypopyra vespertilio (Fabricius, 1787). India. Western Ghats. 

Similar species: Hypopyra ossigera
Roger Kendrick states that if yellow-orange below, then ossigera, if red then vespertillo. [accessed 12 June 2017] [accessed 12 June 2017]

  1. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 554 as Spirama vespertilio
  2. [accessed 12 June 2017]

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Anonymous. 2022. Hypopyra vespertilio (Fabricius, 1787). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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