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Lepidoptera > Drepanoidea > Drepanidae > Oretinae > Neoreta

Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891)

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  1. Oreta castanea Hampson, 1891. Ill. Lep. Het. Brit. Mus. 8:9, pg. 62, pl. 141:17. Text at https://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/9/mode/1up. Plate at http://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/n158/mode/1up. [accessed 09 February 2021]
  2. Oreta rotundipex Hampson, 1891. Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 89; TL: Nilgiris. Text at https://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft08brituoft#page/9/mode/1up
  3. Cyclura castanea Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3)215. Text at https://archive.org/stream/bulletinofbritis19entoond#page/215/mode/1up
  4. Song, W.H., Xue, D.Y. and Han, H.X., 2012. Revision of Chinese Oretinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae). Zootaxa, 3445(1), pp.1-36. 

Song et al. 2012 suggest that this should be Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891). Older literature (Holloway, 1998) lists this genus as Amphitorna

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Neoreta castanea (Hampson, 1891). 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/357573/Neoreta-castanea
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