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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Boletobiinae > Aventiini > Enispa

Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861)

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Similiar species:
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: Acidalia regulata Walker,1861. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, pt 22-24, pg. 794, #281. Text at
  2. Micraeschus regulates; 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 353, #2162.
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1910. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, Vol 10, pg. 55, Pl. CL, fig 9. Text at Plate at 
  5. Penisa regulata; Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1912. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol. 11, pg 209, Pl 22e. Text at Plate at
Notes: Description matches that of male in Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Good match to Seitz description; though image illustrated by Seitz is shown as female, but I could not find any description of the female.

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Anonymous. 2022. Enispa regulata (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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