Garaeus specularis Moore, [1868] -

Taxonomic Information

Garaeus Moore, [1868] species known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Garaeus absona (Swinhoe, 1890). India: Sikkim.
Garaeus albipuncta (Warren, 1896). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Garaeus albipunctatus Hampson, 1895. India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala).
Garaeus apicata (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal.
Garaeus argillacea (Butler, 1889). India: Himachal Pradesh (Kangra district, Dharmsala).
Garaeus colorata (Warren, 1893). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh.
Garaeus cruentatus Butler, 1880. India: NE Himalaya.
Garaeus flavipicta Hampson, 1912. India: Assam (Dibrugarh).
Garaeus fulvata (Warren, 1898). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Garaeus muscorarius Hampson, 1895. India: Sikkim.
Garaeus specularis Moore 1868. India: West Bengal ( Darjeeling).
Garaeus signata Butler, 1896. India: Himachal Pradesh (Kulu).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh12
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal2
Total222

Garaeus specularis Moore, [1868]: Cornus controversa (Cornaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

  1. OD: Garaeus specularis Moore, [1868]. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867: 623, pl. 32, f. 3; TL: Darjeeling. Text at https://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofzoo1867zool#page/623/mode/1up. Plate at https://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofzoo1867zool#page/n1184/mode/1up.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 11/19.
  3. Inoue, H., S. Sugi, H. Kuroko, S. Moriuti & A. Kawabe. 1982. Moths of Japan Vol. 2: Plates and Synonymic Catalogue. Kodansha, Tokyo. Plate 106/22-25.
  4. http://www.jpmoth.org/Geometridae/Ennominae/Garaeus_specularis_mactans.html

 

Other Notes

Larval Host Plants:

Garaeus specularis Moore, [1868]: Cornus controversa (Cornaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Garaeus specularis Moore, [1868] – . 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/garaeus-specularis, accessed 2024/06/24.