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Lepidoptera > Drepanoidea > Drepanidae > Drepaninae > Oretini > Oreta

Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879

Indian and global distribution:
Record bh364 may represent the first record from Himachal Pradesh. This species has previously been known from Kumaon, Uttarakhand (Smetacek, 2008) east to E. Himalaya, NE India
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
Oreta Walker, 1855 species known from Indian subcontinent.
Oreta ancora Chu & Wang, 1987. Arunachal Pradesh.
Oreta eminens (Bryk, 1943). Myanmar.
Oreta extensa Walker, 1855. NE India. 
Oreta fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956. Arunachal Pradesh. 
Oreta griseotincta Hampson, [1893]. E. Himalaya; Nepal. 
Oreta insignis (Butler, 1877). Arunachal Pradesh.
Oreta obtusa Walker, 1855. N. India; Myanmar. 
Oreta pavaca Moore, [1866]. Himalayas. 
Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879. Himalayas.
Oreta suffusa Walker, 1855. S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Oreta vatama Moore, [1866]. Himalayas. 
 
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. 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 348, # 751.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1, pl. 1:27.
  3. OD: Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 85TL: India, Darjeeling

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Anonymous. 2021. Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355111/Oreta-sanguinea
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