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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

23 participants 344 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

Plume moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Plume moth
Common mormon ♂️ sunshinejanani 2 0 Common mormon ♂️
yam hawk moth ♀️ sunshinejanani 6 0 yam hawk moth ♀️
Spotting Maitreyi 2 0 Spotting
Spotting Maitreyi 1 0 Spotting
dot-underwing moth ♀️ sunshinejanani 4 0 dot-underwing moth ♀️
Baron butterfly ♀️ sunshinejanani 5 0 Baron butterfly ♀️
Spotting Raksha 6 1 Spotting
bamboo treebrown ♀️ sunshinejanani 3 0 bamboo treebrown ♀️
Lesser dart (skipper butterfly) sunshinejanani 4 0 Lesser dart (skipper butterfly)
Scoopwing moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Scoopwing moth
Dasychira tussock moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Dasychira tussock moth
Salbia moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Salbia moth
salvinia stem-borer moth sunshinejanani 3 0 salvinia stem-borer moth
Black orches sunshinejanani 4 0 Black orches
Baron butterfly sunshinejanani 8 0 Baron butterfly
Tobacco cutworm sunshinejanani 3 0 Tobacco cutworm
Xanthodes sunshinejanani 3 0 Xanthodes
Erebus moth sunshinejanani 5 0 Erebus moth
the jigsaw sunshinejanani 2 0 the jigsaw
Tussock moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Tussock moth
The eight-spot moth sunshinejanani 2 0 The eight-spot moth
Beet webworm moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Beet webworm moth
southern hayworm moth sunshinejanani 2 0 southern hayworm moth
Diamondback moth/cabbage moth sunshinejanani 1 0 Diamondback moth/cabbage moth
Monopis species sunshinejanani 1 0 Monopis species
Sandalwood defoliator sunshinejanani 4 2 Sandalwood defoliator
Tiger moth♀️ sunshinejanani 4 4 Tiger moth♀️
Mango shoot borer sunshinejanani 3 1 Mango shoot borer
Tiger moth ♂️ sunshinejanani 4 2 Tiger moth ♂️
Snout moth sunshinejanani 4 1 Snout moth
Xanthodes moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Xanthodes moth
Long horned moths sunshinejanani 3 0 Long horned moths
Moth sunshinejanani 3 2 Moth
Flower Moth sunshinejanani 3 1 Flower Moth
Alianthus sp sunshinejanani 2 0 Alianthus sp
Macro fungus moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Macro fungus moth
Fungus moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Fungus moth
Moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Moth
Moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Moth
apple heliodinid sunshinejanani 4 0 apple heliodinid
Long horned moths sunshinejanani 1 0 Long horned moths
Moth sunshinejanani 1 0 Moth
Opogona moth sunshinejanani 1 0 Opogona moth
Cloth moth sunshinejanani 1 0 Cloth moth
Long horned moths sunshinejanani 1 0 Long horned moths
Opogona moth sunshinejanani 1 0 Opogona moth
Olepa moth sunshinejanani 3 0 Olepa moth
Tiger Moth sunshinejanani 2 0 Tiger Moth
Olepa moth sunshinejanani 4 0 Olepa moth

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sunshinejanani maradithayamb kametaro Maitreyi
Saturniidae27 Shajin Raksha girishanagha
Ornithoptera80 ThalavaiPandi Siddharth Gupta Vividha Naik
Nidhin Basheer Asim2 Edwin5 unnikrishnanmp
apu.thomas mrinalinikrishnan1999 Megan38 Vani
Srividya maneeshams.29 Suktara
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