MOI website produced by:

Indian Foundation for Butterflies



MOI by the numbers:


No. of species pages: 1,862
No. of lifecycle pages: 147
No. of images: 17,342
No. of website visits: site visit count
No. of unique visitors:Unique visitors
Since 2015

Also see the latest images

Search:
Advance search
 

Lepidoptera > Hepialoidea > Hepialidae > Endoclita

Endoclita malabaricus (Moore, 1879)

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
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:

Endoclita signifer OD at E. signifer OD Phassus signifer Walker, 1856; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 7: 1568; TL: Assam, Sylhet at http://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso07brit#page/1568/mode/1up [accessed 18 July 2017]

signifer Illustration at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46938577#page/129/mode/1up [accessed 18 July 2017]

Hampson, G. 
1892. 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 320, # 685. 

Based on Hampson: 

Male
E. malabaricus has smaller costal markings on forewing, which are pale chestnut in colour. Hindwing reddish fuscous (versus flesh-coiloured in signifer). 

Shows significant variation in markings and coloration. 


References:
E. malabaricus OD Phassus malabaricus Moore, 1879; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1879: 412; TL: Sircy, N.Canara; Ooty, Niligiris at http://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofgen792zool#page/412/mode/1up [accessed 18 July 2017]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endoclita_malabaricus

Hampson vol 1, pg 321, # 686 as Phassus malabaricus. 

Lepidoptera > Hepialoidea > Hepialidae > Endoclita


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Endoclita malabaricus (Moore, 1879). 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/356090/Endoclita-malabaricus
Share on facebook email page Share by email