Calletaera obliquata (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Calletaera Warren, 1895 species known from India. 
Calletaera subexpressa (Walker, 1861). Uttarakhand, NE India, Karnataka, Maharshtra, Kerala; Nepal. 
Calletaera obliquata (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Meghalaya (Cherrapunji), Arunachal Pradesh; Nepal. 
Calletaera postvittata (Walker, 1861). Indian subregion.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar looking spp. (all extralimital) (Joang et al 2014). 
Calletaera obvia Jiang, Xue & Han, 2014
Calletaera acuticornuta Jiang, Xue & Han, 2014
Calletaera rotundicornuta Jiang, Xue & Han, 2014
Calletaera consimilaria Jiang, Xue & Han, 2014
Jiang, N., D. Xue & H. Han. 2014. A review of Luxiaria Walker and its allied genus Calletaera Warren (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae) from China. Zootaxa 3856 (1): 073–099. 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh33
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total3311
  1. OD : Luxiaria obliquata Moore, 1888. Descriptions of New Indian Lepidopterous Insects from the Collection of the late Mr. W. S. Atkinson, pg. 254. TL: Darjeeling, Cherrapunji. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26805#page/272/mode/1up 
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl 8/21 as Luxiaria obliquata
  3. Jiang, N., D. Xue & H. Han. 2014. A review of Luxiaria Walker and its allied genus Calletaera Warren (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Ennominae) from China. Zootaxa 3856 (1): 073–099. Fig. 29-30. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Calletaera obliquata (Moore, 1888) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/Calletaera-obliquata, accessed 2024/07/18.