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Calliteara Tussock Moth

Calliteara grotei (Moore, 1859)

Description:

Wing length: 24mm.

Habitat:

Hilly forest.

Notes:

See how it has managed to merge with the background.

1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 3 months ago
Calliteara Tussock Moth
Calliteara grotei Calliteara grotei - Wikipedia

6 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 months ago

Tanmoy, why not put up your spotting. You got the ID now!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 months ago

Thanks bayucca for the ID and ref.

bayucca
bayucca 3 months ago

Erebidae, Lymantriinae, Calliteara sp. and Calliteara grotei.
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/205293-...
http://insecta.pro/taxonomy/83317

Tanmoy
Tanmoy 3 months ago

I got same in agartala tripura. But ID is unknown. Waiting for ID

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 months ago

Thanks Brian38 and Manoj Bhai.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 months ago

Thanks Daniele, IrinaSh and Gilma.

गान्तोक, Sikkim, India

Lat: 27.33, Long: 88.61

Spotted on Sep 15, 2018
Submitted on Nov 1, 2018

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