Oreta fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956 -

Taxonomic Information

Oreta Walker, 1855 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Oreta ancora Chu & Wang, 1987. India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Oreta eminens (Bryk, 1943). Myanmar.
Oreta extensa Walker, 1855. NE India. 
Oreta fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Oreta griseotincta Hampson, [1893]. E. Himalaya; Nepal. 
Oreta insignis (Butler, 1877). India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Oreta obtusa Walker, 1855. N. India; Myanmar. 
Oreta pavaca pavaca Moore, [1866]. Himalayas. 
Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879. Himalayas.
Oreta suffusa Walker, 1855. S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Oreta vatama Moore, [1866]. Himalayas. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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  1. Oreta extensa fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956; Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370. 
  2. Oreta extensa ab. fusco-purpurea Matsumura, 1927, J. Coll. Agr. Hokkaido Univ,. 19: 45. 
  3. Oreta fuscopurpurea Watson, 1967. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3): 201, pl. 8, f. 116-118, pl. 9, f. 120
  4. Song, W. H., Xue, D. Y., & H. X. Han. 2012. Revision of Chinese Oretinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae). Zootaxa 3445: 1-36.Pg. 25, Figure 47. 
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 76.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Oreta fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/oreta-fuscopurpurea, accessed 2024/03/03.