Canucha specularis (Moore, 1879) -

Taxonomic Information

Canucha Walker, 1856 species known from India
Canucha specularis (Moore, 1879). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 
Canucha duplexa duplexa (Moore, [1866]). E. Himalaya.
Canucha miranda Warren, 1923. India: Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Canucha specularis -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh121
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura2
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total12312
  1. Drepana specularis Moore, 1879. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1879: 407; TL: Ceylon. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen792zool/page/407/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, pg 340, # 732 as Drepana specularis.
  3. Watson, A. 1968. The Taxonomy off the Drepaninae represented in China, with an account of their world distribution (Lepidoptera:Drepanidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology Supplement 12. pg.99  plate 11 fig.367
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. pl 101/16.
  5. Holloway, J. D. 1998. The Moths of Borneo. Part 8. Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae. 
  6. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-8/drepaninae/drepaninae_10_1.php [accessed 22 Nov 2015]
  7. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=161095 [accessed 22 Nov 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Canucha specularis (Moore, 1879) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/canucha-specularis, accessed 2024/04/18.