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Lepidoptera > Lasiocampoidea > Lasiocampidae > Lasiocampinae > Streblote

Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)

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Streblote species in India

Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827). 
Streblote igniflua (Moore, [1883])

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. 402, # 901 as Taragama dorsalis. 
2. OD: Taragama igniflua Moore, 1882. Lep. Ceylon. Bd. 2:147, t.142, ff2, 2a. TL: Ceylon

Vide Hampson, abdomen of S. siva is white while it is red brown for S. ingiflua in male. Also forewing is deep red brown for igniflua in male, and grey for siva male vide Hampson.

Similar extralimital species
Streblote dorsalis, which is known from Borneo and Sumatra.

OD: Megasoma dorsalis Walker, 1866, List. Lep. Het. Brit. Mus. Bd. 35: 1947, u48. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso35brit#page/1947/mode/1up/search/dorsalis. TL: Borneo 

References:
  1. OD: Bombyx siva Lefèbvre, 1827. Zool. Journ. Bd. 5: 210. 
  2. 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. 402, # 902 as Taragama siva
  3. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths. Pg. 259, Pl. 96/1.
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/751561-Streblote-siva

  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=392714

  6. Esfandiari, M., Mossadegh, M.S., Farrar, N. and Fazelinejad, A., 2012. Report of Streblote siva Lefebvre (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) damage on Conocarpus trees in south and southwestern provinces of Iran. 


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Vaidya, A & K. M. Haneesh. 2021. Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827). 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/356473/Streblote-siva
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