Calliteara horsfieldii (Saunders, 1851) -

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Calliteara horsfieldii -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
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
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
Calliteara horsfieldii (Saunders, 1851): Falcataria falcata, Acacia mangium, Cassia fistula, Erythrina variegata, Erythrina subumbrans, Moullava spicata, Sesbania bispinosa, Tamarindus indica, Terminalia catappa (Fabaceae), Camellia sinensis (Theaceae), Casuarina equisetifolia (Casuarinaceae), Cocos nucifera (Arecaceae), Pinus kesiya (Pinaceae), Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae), Rosa spp. (Rosaceae), Schleichera oleosa (Sapindaceae), Shorea robusta (Dipterocarpaceae), Theobroma cacao (Sterculiaceae), Bombax ceiba (Bombacaceae), Dillenia pentagyna (Dilleniaceae), Planchonia careya (Lecythidaceae)? (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Arctia horsfieldii Saunders, 1851. Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1851: 162.
  2. Dasychira arga Moore, [1860] 1858-9,. Cat. Lepid. Insects Mus. E. Ind.  Co., 2: 339.
  3. 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. Pg. 448, # 999, Fig. 309.
  4. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-5/orgyiini/orgyiini_5_1.php [accessed 21 May 2020]
  5. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/02_EREBIDAE/01_LYMANTRIINAE/09_Calliteara/Calliteara%20horsfieldii/Calliteara%20horsfieldii.htm [accessed 21 May 2020]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Calliteara horsfieldii (Saunders, 1851) – . 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/calliteara-horsfieldii, accessed 2024/03/02.