Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827) -

Taxonomic Information

Streblote Hübner, [1820] species known from India. 

Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827)
Streblote igniflua (Moore, [1883])

Vide Hampson [1893], abdomen of S. siva is white while it is red brown for S. ingiflua in male. Also forewing is deep red brown for igniflua in male, and grey for siva male vide Hampson.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827) Acacia nilotica, Butea monosperma, Cajanus cajan (Fabaceae), Casuarina sp. (Casuarinaceae), Murraya paniculata (Rutaceae), Polyalthia longifolia (Annonaceae), Psidium sp. (Myrtaceae), Rosa sp. (Rosaceae), Swietenia macrophylla (Meliaceae),  Tamarix gallica (Tamaricaceae), Ziziphus jujuba (Rhamnaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Bombyx siva Lefèbvre, 1827. Zool. Journ. Bd. 5: 210. 
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig. Pg. 402, # 902 as Taragama siva.
  3. Esfandiari, M., Mossadegh, M.S., Farrar, N. and Fazelinejad, A., 2012. Report of Streblote siva Lefebvre (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) damage on Conocarpus trees in south and southwestern provinces of Iran. 
  4. Shubhalaxmi, V. 2018. Birdwing Field Guide to Indian Moths. Pg. 259, Pl. 96/1.
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/751561-Streblote-siva
  6. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=392714

Page citation

Anonymous 2023. Streblote siva (Lefèbvre, 1827) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.60. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/streblote-siva, accessed 2023/10/03.