Somatina rosacea Swinhoe, 1894 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Somatina Guenée, [1858] species in India and Sri Lanka.

Somatina anthophilata Guenée, [1858]. TL: Bombay, Kerala.

Somatina omicraria (Fabricius, 1798). TL: India. Sri Lanka, Kerala.

Somatina plynusaria (Walker, [1863]). Sylhet (Bangladesh), Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, Kerala.

Somatina postlineata (Warren, 1899). India. 

Somatina purpurascens Moore, [1887]. Sri Lanka, Kerala. 

Somatina rosacea rosacea Swinhoe, 1894. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya,Kerala.

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  1. Somatina rosacea Swinhoe, 1894. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1:182. TL: Cherrupunji, Meghalaya. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50996#page/225/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 465, # 3985 
  3. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 20.
  4. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2). Image 199. 
  5. Valappil, B. 2020. A Preliminary Checklist of the Moths of Kerala. Malabar Trogon. Newsletter of Malabar Natural History Society. Vol. 18-1. Image 663
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/787441-Somatina-rosacea 

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Somatina rosacea Swinhoe, 1894 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.62. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/somatina-rosacea, accessed 2023/12/03.