Ampittia subvittatus (Moore, 1878) - Tiger Hopper

Subspecies in India

(1) Ampittia subvittatus subradiatus Moore, 1878 – Khasi Tiger Hopper
 

Taxonomic Information

This species was earlier listed under Ochus, as Ochus subvittatus. Based on findings from dissections of the male genitalia and molecular phylogenetic analysis, subvittatus is now treated as a species under Ampittia (Huang et al. 2019). Similar to Ampittia dioscorides, (type species of the genus), subvittatus has "... uncus as broad as tegumen and bifid apically ..." (Huang et al. 2019).

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh45311104
Assam41416
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur11
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland111
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1231
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Huang, Z., H. Chiba, J. Jin, Athulya Girish K., M. Wang, K. Kunte, and X. Fan. 2019. A multilocus phylogenetics framework of the tribe Aeromachini (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Hesperiinae), with implications for taxonomy and historical biogeography. Systematic Entomology, 44:163–178.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Ampittia subvittatus (Moore, 1878) – Tiger Hopper. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/ampittia-subvittatus, accessed 2023/02/03.