Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) - Orange Drinker

Subspecies in India

Subspecies in India (Zolotuhin & Perekrasnov, 2010):
 
(1) Euthrix laeta divisa Moore, 1879: Sri Lanka and South India
(2) Euthrix laeta laeta Walker, 1855: Northern India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh
 

Taxonomic Information

Euthrix Meigen, 1830 species known from India (based on Joshi et al 2023).
Euthrix decisa (Walker, 1855). Nepal; Bangladesh; India: North West Himalaya, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, West Bengal (Darjeeling), Manipur, Maharashtra.
Euthrix fossa fossa (Swinhoe, 1897). Bhutan; India: Assam (Jaintia Hills), northern India, Meghalaya.
Euthrix fox (Zolotuhin & Witt, 2000). India: Manipur.
Euthrix improvisa (de Lajonquière, 1978). India: Manipur.
Euthrix inobtrusa (Walker, 1862). Nepal; Bhutan; India: Northern India.
Euthrix isocyma (Hampson, 1892). Myanmar; Nepal; India: Nagaland (Naga Hills, Kohima), Meghalaya.
Euthrix laeta laeta (Walker, 1855). Nepal; Bangladesh;India: North West and eastern Himalayas, Sikkim, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab.
Euthrix laeta divisa (Moore, 1879). Sri Lanka; India: Southern India, Tamil Nadu.
Euthrix vulpes (Zolotuhin, 2001). Nepal; India: Sikkim, West Bengal (Darjeeling, Tiger Hill).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Euthrix laeta divisa -

Euthrix laeta - Orange Drinker

Euthrix laeta laeta -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat13
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1311
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu3
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total23414

Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) – Orange Drinker: Dalbergia latifolia, Dalbergia sissoo (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. 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 425, # 942 as Odonestis laeta.
  2. Zolotuhin , V. V. & A. A. Perekrasnov. 2010. A review of the Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) complex with description of a new species and two new subspecies. Atalanta 41 (3/4): 367-374. Pdf  Plates (12-13)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) – Orange Drinker. 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/euthrix-laeta, accessed 2024/03/03.