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Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) – Orange Drinker

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

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
  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 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)

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Vaidya, A. 2021. Euthrix laeta (Walker, 1855) – Orange Drinker. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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