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Erasmia pulchella
Epul
Scientific Name Erasmia pulchella
Describer
Kingdom Animalia
Class Unknown
Order Lepidoptera
Family Zygaenidae
Distribution South asia
Size 70-80 mm
Alternative Names
Regional Names 20px-Japan(サツマニシキ)

Erasmia pulchella is a species of moth in the family zygaenidae or burnet moths in the group Chalcosiinae.Erasmiphlebohecta picturata is a very similar species.It feeds on Helicia cochinchinensis

SubspeciesEdit

  • Erasmia pulchella ssp. pulchera Hope, 1840 found in N.India
  • Erasmia pulchella ssp. chinensis Jordan, 1907 found in China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam
  • Erasmia pulchella ssp. hobsoni Butler, 1889 found in Taiwan
  • Erasmia pulchella ssp. nipponica Inoue, 1976 found in Japan