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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

25 participants 354 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

Eggplant fruit and shoot borer sunshinejanani 6 0 Eggplant fruit and shoot borer
Indian owlet moth sunshinejanani 4 3 Indian owlet moth
Yellow monkey moth sunshinejanani 4 0 Yellow monkey moth
Fluctuating China-mark or Waved China-mark sunshinejanani 2 0 Fluctuating China-mark or Waved China-mark
Pygospila tyres sunshinejanani 1 0 Pygospila tyres
The tiny grass blue sunshinejanani 1 0 The tiny grass blue
Moth like planthopper sunshinejanani 4 3 Moth like planthopper
Ailanthus Web Worm christog2005 1 0 Ailanthus Web Worm
Spotting ashraf.kctvn97 2 1 Spotting
Painted handmaiden moth maradithayamb 8 2 Painted handmaiden moth
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

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Edwin5 unnikrishnanmp apu.thomas mrinalinikrishnan1999
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