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Notocrypta de Nicéville, 1889
Demons
Notocrypta de Nicéville, 1889; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 4 (3) : 188, TS: Plesioneura curvifascia C. & R. Felder
Plesioneura C. & R. Felder, 1862; Wien. ent. Monats. 6 (1): 29 (preocc. Plesioneura Macquart, 1855), TS: Plesioneura curvifascia C. & R. Felder
Plesioneura (Hesperiidea) ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 177
Notocrypta (Hesperiinae) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66


[sp-2v.jpg] 600x400 (~71Kb) underside India: Subansiri, 4.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

The exact identification of this species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.

Larva on Musa, Curcuma, Costus speciosus [BMP]



Notocrypta curvifascia (C. & R. Felder, 1862)
Ceylon, W.Ghats - N.Kanara, Palnis, Mysore, Mussoorie - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Restricted Demon
Plesioneura curvifascia C. & R. Felder, 1862; Wien. ent. Monats. 6 (1): 29, TL: Ningpo
Notocrypta morishitai Liu & Gu, 1994; in Chou, Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium 1-2: 773, 718, f. 85-86, TL: Hainan
= ; Huang, 2001, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten, 51: 67 (form or synonym)
Notocrypta eitschbergeri Huang, 2001; Neue Entomologische Nachrichten, 51: 66, f. 1-2, pl. 1, f. 2, TL: Longpo to Nidadan, Nujiang Valley, SE. Tibet
= ; Huang, 2003, Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 74
Notocrypta curvifascia curvifascia, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta curvifascia ; [BIR, 489]; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 42]; [MRS, 717]
Sri Lanka, S.India, Nepal - Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, China, Formosa, Japan, Andamans Plesioneura restricta Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 178, TL: Sri Lanka
Notocrypta restricta ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 144
Notocrypta curvifascia curvifascia ; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967, Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 4, f. 103-106

Larva on Alpinia formosana, A. japonica, A. speciosa, Zingiber officinale, Zingiber zerumbet, Kaempferia rotunda, Zinziber cassumunar, Curcuma decipiens [MRS]

N. c. chimaera (Plötz, 1882)
curvifascia chimaera (Plötz, 1882) (Plesioneura); Berl. ent. Zs. 26 (2): 262
Notocrypta feisthameli avattana f. fraga Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 22
= ; [NHM]
N. c. corinda Evans, 1949
Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra Notocrypta corinda Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 286, no. I6.5, TL: SW.Sumatra
Notocrypta curvifascia corinda, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta curvifascia corinda ; [BMP: 357, pl. 55, f. 12]
N. c. yaeyamana Shirôzu, 1962
Ryukyu Is. Notocrypta curvifascia yaeyamana Shirôzu, 1962; Tyô to Ga 12 (3): 54, f. 1-5, TL: Inaba-dake, Iriomote Is.

Notocrypta feisthamelii (Boisduval, 1832)
Murree - Assam, Burma. See [About maps] Spotted Demon
Thymele feisthamelii Boisduval, 1832; in d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent. Pacif.) 1 : 159, pl. 2, f. 7, TL: Amboina
Notocrypta feisthameli satra Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 23, TL: Buru
Celaenorrhinus unipuncta Rothschild, 1915; Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 142, TL: Kanike, North Ceram, 600m
Notocrypta feisthamelii ; [BIR, 489]; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 44]; [MRS, 717]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66
[feisthamelii-1.jpg] 600x400 (~77Kb) India: Subansiri, 2.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar [feisthamelii-1v.jpg] 600x400 (~79Kb) underside India: Subansiri, 2.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

Larva on Costus, Maranta, Musa, Amomum, Curcuma, Elettaria, Hedychium, Zingiber Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66


Notocrypta feisthamelii rectifasciata ; [MRS, 717]
N. f. alysos (Moore, [1866])
NW.Himalaya - Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Langkawi, Malaysia, Yunnan Plesioneura alysos Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 789, TL: Bengal
Notocrypta feisthamelii alysos, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Plesioneura alysos ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 178, pl. 67, f. 3a-b
Notocrypta feisthamelii alysos ; [BMP: 357, pl. 55, f. 13]
N. f. celebensis (Staudinger, 1889)
Celebes feisthamelii celebensis (Staudinger, 1889) (Plesioneura); Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 154, TL: Celebes
Notocrypta feisthamelii celebensis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66
N. f. avattana Fruhstorfer, 1911
Notocrypta feisthameli avattana Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 22, f. 2
N. f. samyutta Fruhstorfer, 1911
Lombok Notocrypta feisthameli samyutta Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 22, TL: Lombok
Notocrypta feisthameli dharana Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 22, TL: Sumbawa
= ; [NHM]
N. f. alinkara Fruhstorfer, 1911
Philippines (Mindanao) Notocrypta feisthameli alinkara Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 22, TL: Mindanao, Philippines
N. f. padhana Fruhstorfer, 1911
Batjan Notocrypta feisthameli padhana Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 23, TL: Batjan
Notocrypta feisthameli samana Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 23, TL: Kapaur
= ; [NHM]

Notocrypta flavipes (Janson, 1886)
New Guinea. See [About maps] Plesioneura flavipes Janson, 1886; Cruise of Marchesa 2: 377, TL: New Guinea

Notocrypta maria Evans, 1945

Notocrypta paralysos (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881)
Ceylon, W.Ghats - N.Kanara, Mussoorie - Assam, Karens. See [About maps] Common Banded Demon Banded Demon
Plesioneura paralysos Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881; Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 1881 : 143, TL: South Andaman Isles
Plesioneura paralysos Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881; J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 50 Pt.II (4) : 257, TL: Andamans
Notocrypta albifascia[?] sidha Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 24, TL: Java
Notocrypta albifascia[?] sidha f. asanga Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 25, TL: Java
Notocrypta albifascia[?] sukavata Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 25, TL: Sumbawa
Notocrypta paralysos ; [BIR, 489]; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 42 (text)]; [MRS, 717]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66
[paralysos-1v.jpg] 1226x923 (~141Kb) underside Thailand, Chantaburi Province, Khao-Khitchakut National Park, a bank of the pond at the headquarters, 6th January 2006, Photo © Oleg Kosterin

Larva on Curcuma, Zingiber Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66


N. p. varians (Plötz, 1882)
Thailand, Malaysia, Tioman, Aur, Singapore, Borneo, Lingga, Sumatra, Bangka Plesioneura varians Plötz, 1882; Berl. ent. Zs. 26 (2): 262, TL: S.Asia
Plesioneura leucographa Plötz, 1882; Berl. ent. Zs. 26 (2): 262, TL: "India"
Notocrypta paralysos varians, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta paralysos varians ; [BMP: 357, pl. 55, f. 15]
N. p. volux (Mabille, 1883)
Philippines Plesioneura volux Mabille, 1883; Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 27 : lvi
Notocrypta volux mahima Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 25, TL: Bazilan
Notocrypta paralysos volux ; [NHM]
N. p. asawa Fruhstorfer, 1911
Sikkim - Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hainan, China?, N.Malaysia (Langkawi, Kedah) Notocrypta albifascia[?] f. asawa Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 24, TL: Tonkin, N.Vietnam
Notocrypta paralysos asawa, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta paralysos asawa ; [MRS, 717]; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967, Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 1, f. 97-100
N. p. yaya Fruhstorfer, 1911
Sulawesi, talaud, Sangihe, Banggai, Sula, Maluku Notocrypta albifascia[?] yaya Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 25, TL: S.Celebes, Lompo Batta
Notocrypta paralysos yaya ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 66

Notocrypta quadrata Elwes & Edwards, 1897
Malaya. See [About maps] Notocrypta quadrata Elwes & Edwards, 1897; Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 14 (4) : 241, pl. 20
Notocrypta quadrata ; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 46]; [BMP: 357, pl. 55, f. 14]

Notocrypta pria (Druce, 1873)
S.Burma, Thailand, Malaya, Borneo, Sumatra. See [About maps] Plesioneura pria Druce, 1873; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873 (2) : 359, TL: Borneo
Notocrypta pria, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta pria ; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 45]; [BMP: 357, pl. 55, f. 16]

Notocrypta clavata (Staudinger, 1889)
Malaya, Borneo. See [About maps] Plesioneura clavata Staudinger, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 153, pl. 2, f. 9, TL: Palawan
Notocrypta clavata clavata, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta clavata ; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 43]
Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra, Palawan Notocrypta albifascia[?] devadatta Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 24, TL: Sumatra
Notocrypta clavata clavata ; [BMP: 357, pl. 55, f. 10-11]
N. c. theba Evans, 1949
S.Vietnam, Burma, Thailand, Laos, S.Yunnan Notocrypta clavata theba Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 285, TL: Burma
Notocrypta clavata theba, Butterflies in Indo-China [Yutaka Inayoshi]
Notocrypta clavata theba ; Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967, Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 1, f. 101-102

Notocrypta renardi (Oberthür, 1878)
New Guinea. See [About maps] Plesioneura renardi Oberthür, 1878; Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 12 : 467, TL: Dorey, New Guinea
Plesioneura wokana Plötz, 1885; Berl. ent. Z. 29 (2) : 225, TL: Aru
Plesioneura insulata Butler, 1882; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 10 (56): 154, TL: Aru; New Britain
Notocrypta renardi partita Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 26, TL: New Guinea
affinis Rothschild, 1915˛
Notocrypta angiana Joicey & Talbot, 1917; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 20 (117) : 228, TL: Angi Lakes, Arfak Mtns, 6000ft
rothschildi Shepard, 1937˛
roonensis Evans, 1949˛
Notocrypta wokana ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (3): 402
Notocrypta renardi ; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 47]

Notocrypta waigensis (Plötz, 1882)
AU, New Guinea. See [About maps] Plesioneura waigensis Plötz, 1882; Berl. ent. Zs. 26 (2): 263, TL: Waigou
Plesioneura proserpina Butler, 1883; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 11 (66) : 424, TL: Aru
Plesioneura leucogaster Staudinger, 1889
Notocrypta waigensis ribbei Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 27
Notocrypta waigensis mangala Fruhstorfer, 1911; New Guinea
Celaenorrhinus klossi Rothschild, 1915; in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 37, TL: Snow Mts.
Notocrypta tobrianda Swinhoe, 1917; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 19 (113): 410, TL: Kiriwini I., Tobriand group
Notocrypta waigensis, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Celaenorrhinus klossi ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 142
Notocrypta waigensis ; [BOW: pl. 187, f. 48]

Larva on Alpinia caerulea, Hornstedtia scottiana K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)


 

Notocrypta aluensis Swinhoe, 1907
Alu I. Notocrypta aluensis Swinhoe, 1907; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 (119) : 431, TL: Alu Islands
?Notocrypta renardi fergussonia Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 26, TL: Fergusson I.
= ; [NHM]

Notocrypta caerulea Evans, 1928

Notocrypta howarthi Hayashi, 1980
Philippines (Mindanao). See [About maps] Notocrypta howarthi Hayashi, 1980; Tyô to Ga 30 (3,4) : 172, f. 1-2, 7-10, TL: Mt. Apo, Mindanao


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Plesioneura varians Ribbe, 1889; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (2) : 263, pl. 5, f. 7, TL: Ceram


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[Kedar Tokekar]
India
[LAMAS-2005]
Gerardo Lamas; Entomofauna 26 (6): 57-100; A Bibliography of the Zoological Publications of Hans Fruhstorfer (1886* - 1922+)
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[Oleg Kosterin]
Institue of Cytology & Genetics; Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences; Novosibirsk; e-mail: Oleg Kosterin; http://pisum.bionet.nsc.ru/kosterin/
[Yutaka Inayoshi]
A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China; Chiefly from THAILAND, LAOS & VIETNAM
[˛]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Boisduval, 1832
Voyage de découvertes de l'Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829, sous le commandément de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Faune entomologique de l'Océan Pacifique, avec l'illustration des insectes nouveaux recueillis pendant le voyage. Lépidoptčres in d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent. Pacif.) 1 : 1-267, pl. 1-5
Butler, 1882
Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Duke of York Island and New Britain Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 10 (55): 36-43, (56): 149-160, (57): 226-238
Butler, 1883
The Lepidoptera collected during the recent expedition of H.M.S. "Challenger." Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 11 (66) : 402-428
de Nicéville, 1889
On new and little-known Butterflies from the Indian Region, with Revision of the Genus Plesioneura of Felder and of Authors J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 4 (3) : 163-194, pl. A-B
Druce, 1873
A list of the Collections of diurnal Lepidoptera made by Mr. Lowe in Borneo, with Descriptions of new Species Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873 (2) : 337-361, pl. 32-33
K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991
Review of Australian Butterflies: distribution, life history and taxonomy. Pushlished by authors, Melbourne Review Austr. Butts. (1-4):
Elwes & Edwards, 1897
A Revision of the Oriental Hesperiidae Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 14 (4) : 101-324, pl. 18-27
Evans, 1949
A catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 1-502, pl. 1-53
C. & R. Felder, 1862
Observationes de Lepidoteris nonullis Chinae centralis et Japoniae Wien. ent. Monats. 6 (1): 22-32, (2): 33-40
Fruhstorfer, 1911
Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 9-24 (1 February), (3): 25-40 (1 March), (4): 41-56 (1 April), (5): 57-72 (1 May), (6): 73-79, pl. 1 (1 June)
Hayashi, 1980
New Hesperiid Butterflies from Mindanao, the Philippines Tyô to Ga 30 (3,4) : 172-175
Huang, 2001
Report of H. Huang's 2000 Expedition to SE. Tibet for Rhopalocera Neue Entomologische Nachrichten, 51: 65-152
Huang, 2003
A list of butterflies collected from Nujiang (Lou Tse Kiang) and Dulongiang, China with descriptions of new species, and revisional notes Neue Ent. Nachr. 55: 3-114
Inoue & Kawazoe, 1967
Hesperiid butterflies from South Vietnam (4) Tyô to Ga 17 (1-2) : 1-17
Joicey & Talbot, 1917
New Lepidoptera from Waigiou, Dutch New Guinea and Biak Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 20 (117) : 216-229
Mabille, 1883
Description d'hespériens Bull. Soc. Ent. Belg. 27 : li-lxxviii
Moore, [1866]
On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 755-823, pl. 41-43
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Oberthür, 1878
Étude sur les Lépidoptčres recueillis on 1875 ŕ Doreď (Nouvelle-Guinée) par Mr. le Prof. O. Beccari Ann. Mus. Stor. nat. Genova 12 : 451-470
Plötz, 1882
Einige Hesperiinen-Gattungen und deren Arten Berl. ent. Zs. 26 (1): 71-82, (2): 253-266
Plötz, 1885
Neue Hesperiden des indischen Archipels und Ost-Africa's aus der Collection des Herrn H. Ribbe in Blasewitz-Dresden, gesammelt von den Herren: C. Ribbe auf Celebes, Java un den Aru-Inseln, Künstler auf Malacca (Perak); Kühn auf West-Guinea (Jekar); Menger auf Ceylon Berl. ent. Z. 29 (2) : 225-232
Ribbe, 1889
Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-Faun von Gross-Ceram Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (2) : 187-265, pl. 5
Rothschild, 1915
On the Lepidoptera in the Tring Museum sent by Mr. A. S. Meek from the Admiralty Islands, Dampier and Vulcan Islands Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 192-208, (3): 387-402
Rothschild, 1915
Lepidoptera of the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, Southern Dutch New Guinea in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 1-146, : 147-148, : 149-162, : 163-168, : 169-182, : pl. 1-2
Rothschild, 1915
On Lepidoptera from the islands of Ceram (Seran), Buru, Bali, and Misol Novit. Zool. 22 (1): 105-144, (2): 209-227
Shirôzu, 1962
Notes on two Hesperiid butterflies from Yaeyama Group of the Ryukyu [in Japanese] Tyô to Ga 12 (3): 54-57
Staudinger, 1889
Lepidoptera der Insel Palawan Dt. ent. Z. Iris 2 (1) : 3-180, pl. 1-2
Swinhoe, 1907
New Species of African and Indo-Malayan Hesperiidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 (119) : 430-436
Swinhoe, 1917
New species of Indo-Malayan Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 19 (112): 331-343, (113): 409-416
Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003
The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island faunda Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 3-268, pl. 1-16
Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881
Second List of Rhopalocerous Lepidoptera from the Andaman Islands, with Descriptions of new or little-known Species and Varieties. (Abstract) Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 1881 : 142-143
Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881
Second List of Rhopalocerous Lepidoptera from Port Blair, Andaman Islands, with Descriptions of and Notes on new and little-known Species and Varieties J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 50 Pt.II (4) : 243-262, pl. 4, 14


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