Oreta extensa Walker, 1855 -

Taxonomic Information

Oreta Walker, 1855 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Oreta ancora Chu & Wang, 1987. India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Oreta eminens (Bryk, 1943). Myanmar.
Oreta extensa Walker, 1855. NE India. 
Oreta fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Oreta griseotincta Hampson, [1893]. E. Himalaya; Nepal. 
Oreta insignis (Butler, 1877). India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Oreta obtusa Walker, 1855. N. India; Myanmar. 
Oreta pavaca pavaca Moore, [1866]. Himalayas. 
Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879. Himalayas.
Oreta suffusa Walker, 1855. S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Oreta vatama Moore, [1866]. Himalayas. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Oreta extensa -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh2
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam1
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
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total2114

Oreta extensa Walker, 1855: Coffea arabica (Rubiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010), Cornus oblonga (Cornaceae) (Smetacek et al. 2011)

  1. Oreta extensa Walker, 1855. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1166; TL: East Indies. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso46brit/page/1166/mode/1up?view=theater
  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, pg. 349,#750.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo, pl 61/4.
  4. Song, W. H., D.Y. Xue & H. X. Han. 2012. Revision of Chinese Oretinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae). Zootaxa 3445: 1–36. Image 46. 
  5. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=368980 [accessed 13 May 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Oreta extensa Walker, 1855 – . 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/oreta-extensa, accessed 2024/05/18.