Tanaorhinus viridiluteatus (Walker, 1861) -

Taxonomic Information

Similiar species:

Tanaorhinus rafflesii separated by underside of hindwing. See Holloway, 1998.

List of Tanaorhinus known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Tanaorhinus celebensis Yazaki, 1995. India: Sikkim.
Tanaorhinus kina kina Swinhoe, 1893. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Tanaorhinus kina embrithes Prout, 1934. India: Sikkim, Gopaldhara.
Tanaorhinus rafflesii (Moore, [1860]). India: Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
Tanaorhinus reciprocata (Walker, 1861). India: Himalayas.
Tanaorhinus viridiluteata (Walker, 1861). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 4/5.
  3. Holloway, J. D. 1998. The Moths of Borneo. Part 9. Geometridae: Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae, Geometrinae.
    http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-9/geometrini/geometrini_13_3.php
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanaorhinus_viridiluteatus [accessed 30 June 2016]
  5. TaiBNET. Catologue of Life in Taiwan. http://taibnet.sinica.edu.tw/chi/taibnet_addpicture3.php?name_code=345308&id=5810 [accessed 30 June 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Tanaorhinus viridiluteatus (Walker, 1861) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/tanaorhinus-viridiluteatus, accessed 2024/04/21.