Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Neoreta Warren, 1897 known from India. 
Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891) (Oreta), India (South India, Nilgiris). 
Neoreta olga (Swinhoe, 1894) (Oretaolga), India (NE India, Meghalaya).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Neoreta castanea -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11
  1. Oreta castanea Hampson, 1891. Ill. Lep. Het. Brit. Mus. 8:9, pg. 62, pl. 141:17. Text at https://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/9/mode/1up. Plate at http://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/n158/mode/1up. [accessed 09 February 2021]
  2. Oreta rotundipex Hampson, 1891. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 89; TL: Nilgiris. Text at https://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/9/mode/1up
  3. Cyclura castanea Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3)215. Text at https://archive.org/stream/bulletinofbritis19entoond#page/215/mode/1up
  4. Song, W.H., Xue, D.Y. and Han, H.X., 2012. Revision of Chinese Oretinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae). Zootaxa, 3445(1), pp.1-36. 

Song et al. 2012 suggest that this should be Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891). Older literature (Holloway, 1998) lists this genus as Amphitorna

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.42. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/neoreta-castanea, accessed 2023/04/01.