Calliteara grotei (Moore, 1859) -

Subspecies in India

 

Taxonomic Information

Calliteara Butler, 1881 species known from India. 
Calliteara angulata (Hampson, 1895). Nepal, NE, Himalaya. 
Calliteara aphrasta (Collenette, 1938)
Calliteara cerebosa (Swinhoe, 1903). NW Himalaya.
Calliteara cerigoides (Walker, 1862). S. India.
Calliteara complicata (Walker, 1865). N India, Nepal.
Calliteara himalayana Kishida, 1994. Nepal
Calliteara horsfieldii (Saunders, 1851). Nepal, Himalayas. 
Calliteara grotei (Moore, 1859). India. 
Calliteara strigata (Moore, 1879). 
Calliteara varia (Walker, 1855). Sikkim.
Calliteara taiwana (Wileman, 1910).
Calliteara siniaevi Trofimova, Shovkoon & Witt, 2016. India: Nagaland. 

Calliteara cinctata (Moore, 1879). Darjeeling, Nepal. Now placed in Dasychira
Calliteara postfusca (Swinhoe, 1895). NE India. Now placed in Dasychira

Conservation and Special status

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh14
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total221412

Calliteara grotei (Moore, 1859):  Acacia dealbata, Acacia nilotica, Moullava spicata (Fabaceae), Psidium guajava, Syzygium aqueum (Myrtaceae),Lagerstroemia speciosa (Lythraceae), Mallotus philippensis (Euphorbiaceae),Malus pumila (Rosaceae), Machilus gamblei (Lauraceae), Polygonum sp. (Polygonaceae), Quercus incana (Fagaceae),  Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae), Tectona grandis (Lamiaceae), Terminalia crenulata (Combretaceae), Populus sp. (Salicaceae) (Robinson et al., 2010).

  1. OD: Dasychira grotei Moore, 1859 in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2: 338 at http://archive.org/stream/catalogueoflepid02east#page/338/mode/1up
  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 527 p - 333 fig. Fig 309, Pg. 448, # 999 as Dasychira horsfieldi
  3. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713. Image 107. 
  4. http://insecta.pro/gallery/61119
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/205293-Calliteara-grotei

 

 

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Calliteara grotei (Moore, 1859) – . 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/calliteara-grotei, accessed 2024/05/24.