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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Erebinae > Erebini > Erebus

Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858)

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
All states
Similiar species:
Erebus jaintiana and Erebus superba. Markings differ on both species wrt E. glaucopis

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. 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. 461-462, # 2408 as Nyctipao glaucopis
  2. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Haruta%20Collection/80_Noctuidae/08_Catocalinae/Erebus/Erebus%20glaucopis/Erebus%20glaucopis.htm
  3. Butler, A. G. (1877). Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46938660#page/135/mode/1up. Pl CXII.
  4. 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. # 475, Pg. 103, Pl 28/5.

Identity confirmed by Rob de Vos, Curator of the moth collection (Lepidoptera: Heterocera), Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands. 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858). 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/356424/Erebus-glaucopis
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