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Moths of Western Ghats

Moths of Western Ghats

The range starts near the border of Gujarat and Maharashtra, south of the Tapti river, and runs approximately 1,600 km (990 mi) through the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu ending at Kanyakumari, at the southern tip of India. Sign in to join mission

Moths of Western Ghats
Created by

Nidhin Basheer

5 participants 163 spottings

The Western Ghats or Sahyadri is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, located entirely in India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity in the world. It is estimated that approximately 10,000 species of moths are to be found in India.

Moths of Western Ghats

Lat: 9.59 Long: 76.52

Recent Spottings

Pale brown hawk moth Vividha 1 0 Pale brown hawk moth
Moth Vividha 1 0 Moth
Owl moth Vividha 1 1 Owl moth
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 3 0 Unknown spotting
Fruit Piercing Moth (Male) Nidhin Basheer 8 0 Fruit Piercing Moth (Male)
Tropical Tiger Moth Nidhin Basheer 3 0 Tropical Tiger Moth
Geometrid Moth Nidhin Basheer 6 2 Geometrid Moth
The cucumber moth ♀ Nidhin Basheer 6 3 The cucumber moth ♀
Looper Moth Nidhin Basheer 1 1 Looper Moth
Lichen moth Nidhin Basheer 10 0 Lichen moth
Asota sp. Nidhin Basheer 2 0 Asota sp.
The White Looper Moth or Flower-eating caterpillar Moth Nidhin Basheer 3 0 The White Looper Moth or Flower-eating caterpillar Moth
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 3 0 Unknown spotting
Jade Hawkmoth Nidhin Basheer 2 1 Jade Hawkmoth
Euteliinae Nidhin Basheer 7 2 Euteliinae
Spilomelinae Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Spilomelinae
Wasp moth Nidhin Basheer 5 0 Wasp moth
Asian Alianthus Webworm Moth Nidhin Basheer 9 2 Asian Alianthus Webworm Moth
The Pale Brown Hawk Moth Nidhin Basheer 2 1 The Pale Brown Hawk Moth
Swinhoe's striated hawkmoth Nidhin Basheer 3 3 Swinhoe's striated hawkmoth
Erebid moth Nidhin Basheer 1 2 Erebid moth
White tiger moth or marbled white moth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 White tiger moth or marbled white moth
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 2 0 Unknown spotting
Semi Looper Moth Nidhin Basheer 13 0 Semi Looper Moth
The White Looper Moth or Flower-eating caterpillar Moth Nidhin Basheer 5 1 The White Looper Moth or Flower-eating caterpillar Moth
crambid moth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 crambid moth
Mango Flower Webber Moth Nidhin Basheer 2 0 Mango Flower Webber Moth
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 2 0 Unknown spotting
Jade Hawkmoth Nidhin Basheer 11 10 Jade Hawkmoth
The Pale Brown Hawk Moth Nidhin Basheer 4 0 The Pale Brown Hawk Moth
Hawaiian beet webworm moth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Hawaiian beet webworm moth
Geometrid Moth Nidhin Basheer 2 0 Geometrid Moth
Crambid Moth Nidhin Basheer 11 4 Crambid Moth
Looper Moth Nidhin Basheer 6 0 Looper Moth
Cotton Looper Moth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Cotton Looper Moth
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 2 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Unknown spotting
Wasp moth Nidhin Basheer 6 0 Wasp moth
Arctiid Moth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Arctiid Moth
Geometridae Nidhin Basheer 4 0 Geometridae
Olepa Moth Nidhin Basheer 11 5 Olepa Moth
Small emerald moth Nidhin Basheer 4 0 Small emerald moth
Unknown spotting Nidhin Basheer 3 0 Unknown spotting
Triangular striped Moth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Triangular striped Moth
Plain grey hawkmoth Nidhin Basheer 1 0 Plain grey hawkmoth
Jackfruit Borer Moth Nidhin Basheer 3 0 Jackfruit Borer Moth
Lily Moth Nidhin Basheer 18 5 Lily Moth
Lily Moth Nidhin Basheer 12 4 Lily Moth
Wasp moth Nidhin Basheer 9 0 Wasp moth
Pale striated hawkmoth Nidhin Basheer 7 2 Pale striated hawkmoth

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