Zeheba aureatoides Holloway, [1994] -

Taxonomic Information

Zeheba Moore, [1887] species known from India (Kirti et al 2019).  
Zeheba aureata Moore, [1887]. NE Himalaya. 
Zeheba aureatoides Holloway, [1994]. Himalaya (Askot WLS, Uttarakhand, Bengal) (Sanyal et al 2017), Tamil Nadu (Iyer et al 2021). 
Zeheba lucidata (Walker, 1862). Andaman Is. 
Zeheba marginata Walker, 1866. Status in India needs confirmation. Though reported from India by numerous authors, Holloway states that marginata flies in Java and Bali.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Zeheba aureatoides Holloway, [1994]. The moths of Borneo Part 11, Family Geometridae: Subfamily Ennominae. Malayan Nature Journal 47: 1-309.pg. 149, f. 323, pl. 6; TL: Sarawak, Gunung Mulu Nat. Park. 
  2. 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 219. 
  3. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-11/Eutoeini/eutoeini_4_2.php

Note: Provisionally identified, as the genus is best separated by comparing male genitalia. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Zeheba aureatoides Holloway, [1994] – . 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/zeheba-aureatoides, accessed 2024/05/24.