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Lepidoptera > Drepanoidea > Drepanidae > Drepaninae > Oretini > Oreta

Oreta insignis (Butler, 1877)

Indian and global distribution:
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Arunachal Pradesh
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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. Hypsomadius insignis Butler, 1877. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., (4) 20: 479. Lectotype , Japan: Yokohama (BMNH).

  2. Song, W. H., D.Y. Xue & H. X. Han. 2012: Revision of Chinese Oretinae (Lepidoptera, Drepanidae). Zootaxa 3445: 1–36. Fig. 2. Fig. 44-45. 
  3. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 77.

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Anonymous. 2021. Oreta insignis (Butler, 1877). 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/357873/Oreta-insignis
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