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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Boletobiinae > Aventiini > Enispa

Enispa elataria (Walker, 1861)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
Enispa rosellaria and Enispa rosellus are similar species. Enispa rosellaria is redder and has differently shaped wings, more rounded than elataria.

Enispa Walker, [1866] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Enispa albilineata (Hampson, 1898). Dharamsala, Khasis.
Enispa albinellus (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka.
Enispa albitegulata (Warren, 1913). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Enispa algae Hampson, 1910. S. India.
Enispa atricincta (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka.
Enispa croceicincta (Hampson, 1903). Sri Lanka.
Enispa elataria (Walker, 1861). Sri Lanka.
Enispa erythroglauca Hampson, 1910. Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Enispa etrocta Hampson, 1910. Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Enispa ferreofusa Hampson, 1910. Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Enispa griseipennis (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.
Enispa inversa (Warren, 1913). Khasi Hills.
Enispa leprosa Hampson, 1910. Sikkim.
Enispa leucogramma Hampson, 1910. Bhutan.
Enispa lichenostola Hampson, 1910. Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Enispa minuta (Hampson, 1893). India: Karnataka; Sri Lanka
Enispa purpurascens (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka
Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861). India.
Enispa rosea (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka
Enispa rosellaria Pellinen, 2017. Dehradun, Uttarakhand, Thailand. 
Enispa roseata (Hampson, 1902). Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Enispa rosellus (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka
Enispa rufapicia Hampson, 1918. Sri Lanka
Enispa vinacea (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiris.
  1. OD: Hyria elataria Walker, 1861. List of the Specimens of lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 22: 665. TL: Sri Lanka.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. Pg. 552. Listed as Micraeschus elatarius. 
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (Insecta : Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate 41/24.
  4. Pellinen, M.J., 2017. Description of a new species of Enispa Walker, 1866 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Boletobiinae) from Thailand. Zootaxa, 4272(4), pp.587-590. MOT Vol 3, Part 2, Pl. 10/3-4.
  5. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths, 1st Edition. Birdwing Publishers, India, 461pp. Pl. 42/2, Pg. 143.  



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Anonymous. 2022. Enispa elataria (Walker, 1861). 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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