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Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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)
  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
  3. Butler, A. G. (1877). Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 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. 2022. Erebus glaucopis (Walker, 1858). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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