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Oreta Walker, 1855
Oreta Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1166, TS: Oreta extensa Walker
Dryopteris Grote, 1862; Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 14 : 360, TS: Drepana rosea Walker
Hypsomadius Butler, 1877; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (120): 478, TS: Hypsomadius insignis Butler
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 153
Holoreta Warren, 1902; Novit. zool. 9 : 340, TS: Cobanilla jaspidea Warren
Oretella Strand, 1916; Arch. Naturgesch. 81 A (12): 164, TS: Oreta squamulata Strand
Psiloreta Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 485, TS: Oreta sanguinea Moore
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 153
Mimoreta Matsumura, 1927; J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19 (1) : 46, TS: Mimoreta horishana Matsumura
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 153
Rhamphoreta Bryk, 1943; Ark. Zool. 34 (A 13): 25, TS: Rhamphoreta eminens Bryk
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 153
Oreta ; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2 : 204; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 479; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 42 (part); Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 37
Hypsomadius ; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2 : 205; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 42; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 41
Psiloreta ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 47; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 38
Oreta ; [MOB8, 65]
Oreta (Oretinae) ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 153

The rosea species-group
rosea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 161

Oreta rosea (Walker, 1855)
Canada (Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba), New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Florida, Texas. See [About maps] Drepana rosea Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1164, TL: Nova Scotia
Drepana marginata Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1165
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 162
Cilix americana Herrich-Schäffer, [1856]; Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. (I) 1 (23-25): pl. 82, f. 470
Platypterix formula Grote, 1862; Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 14 : 60, TL: New York
Dryopteris irrorata Packard, [1865]; Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 377, TL: Maine
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 162
Oreta rosea, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Oreta rosea, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Oreta rosea, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Oreta rosea, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Oreta rosea, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Oreta rosea, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Oreta rosea ; Kirby, 1892, Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 728; Dyar, 1928, in Seitz, Dir Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 632; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 46; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 162, f. 1-5; [NACL, #6255]

Oreta pulchripes Butler, 1877
Japan, SE.Russia, Korea. See [About maps] Oreta pulchripes Butler, 1877; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (120): 477, TL: Japan, Yokohama
Oreta calceolaria Butler, 1877; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (120): 477, TL: Japan, [Yokohama]
= ; Inoue, 1956, Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370
Oreta auripes Butler, 1879; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 4 (23): 355, TL: Japan, [Yokohama]
= ; Inoue, 1956, Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370
Oreta thermidora Hampson, 1914; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 14 : 104, TL: Japan, Fushiki
= ; Inoue, 1956, Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370
Oreta pulchripes chosenoreta Bryk, 1949; Ark. Zool. 41 A (1) : 28, TL: Korea, Shuotsu
= ; Inoue, 1956, Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370
Oreta pulchripes ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 45
Psiloreta pulchripes ; Inoue, 1956, Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370; Inoue, 1959, Icon. Ins. Japon. 1: 175; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 40
Oreta pulchripes ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 164, f. 6-8

Oreta loochooana Swinhoe, 1902
-. See [About maps] Oreta loochooana Swinhoe, 1902; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1902 (3) : 591, TL: Loochoo
Oreta loochooana ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 166, f. 10-15
Formosa, Japan (Ryukyu) Oreta (Oretella) squamulata Strand, 1916; Arch. Naturgesch. 81 A (12): 164, TL: [Formosa,] Kosempo
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 168
Psiloreta pulchripes formosicola Matsumura, 1927; J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19 (1) : 46, TL: Horisha [Formosa]
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 168
Oreta pulchripes loochooana ; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 205
Oreta pulchripes var. loochooana ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 46
Psiloreta loochooana ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 485; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 48; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 38
Oreta loochooana loochooana ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 168, f. 12-15
O. l. timutia Watson, 1967
China (Szechwan, Kwangtung, Huan, Chekiang, Fukien) Oreta loochooana timutia Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 169, f. 10-11, TL: Hunan, Hoeng-shan, 900m

Oreta turpis Butler, 1877
Japan, Sakhalin, Ussuri, Korea. See [About maps] Oreta turpis Butler, 1877; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (120): 477, TL: Japan, Yokohama
Oreta calida Butler, 1877; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (120): 477, TL: Japan [Yokohama]
= ; Inoue, 1956, Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370
Oreta turpis ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 47
Psiloreta turpis ; Inoue, 1959, Icon. Ins. Japon. 1: 175; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 39
Oreta calida ; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 205; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 43
Oreta turpis ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 169, f. 16-19

Oreta paki (Inoue, 1964)
Korea. See [About maps] Psiloreta paki Inoue, 1964; Tohoko Konchu Kenkyu 1: 3, TL: Korea, Seoul, Chungrangri
Oreta paki ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 170, f. 20-22

Oreta hoenei Watson, 1967
-. See [About maps] Oreta hoenei Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 172, f. 23-31, pl. 1, f. 93-96, TL: S.Shensi, Tapaishan, Tsinling, 1700m
China (Shansi, Shensi) Oreta hoenei hoenei Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 173, f. 23-25, pl. 1. f. 93-94
O. h. inangulata Watson, 1967
China (Szechwan, Yunnan) Oreta hoenei inangulata Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 173, f. 26-28, pl. 1, f. 95, TL: N.Yunnan, Likiang
O. h. tienia Watson, 1967
China (Chekiang) Oreta hoenei tienia Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 175, f. 29-31, pl. 1, f. 96, TL: China, Chekiang, W. Tien-mu-Shan

Oreta shania Watson, 1967
China (Chekiang, Fukien, Szechwan). See [About maps] Oreta shania Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 175, f. 32-35, pl. 2, f. 97, TL: China, Chekiang, W. Tien-mu-Shan

Oreta trispina Watson, 1967
China (Szechwan, Shensi). See [About maps] Oreta trispina Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 177, f. 36-39, pl. 2, f. 98-99, TL: Shensi, Tapaishan, Tsinling

Oreta liensis Watson, 1967
China (Yunnan). See [About maps] Oreta liensis Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 179, f. 40-42, pl. 2, f. 100, TL: N.Yunnan, Likiang

Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879
NE.India, Sikkim, Tibet (Yatung). See [About maps] Oreta sanguinea Moore, 1879; Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 85, TL: India, Darjeeling
Psiloreta sanguinea ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 485; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 49
Oreta sanguinea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 181, f. 43-46

Oreta pavaca Moore, [1866]
-. See [About maps] Oreta pavaca Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 815, TL: Darjeeling
Oreta pavaca ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 181, f. 47-54, pl. 3, f. 101
N.India, Sikkim Psiloreta pavaca purpurea Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 486, TL: Khasis
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 182
Psiloreta pavaca olivacea Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 486, TL: Khasis
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 182
ab. flavida Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 486, pl. 51
Psiloreta pavaca ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 486; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 48
Oreta pavaca pavaca ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 182, f. 47-50
O. p. sinensis Watson, 1967
China (Szechwan, Fukien, Chekiang) Oreta pavaca sinensis Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 184, f. 51-54, pl. 3, f. 101, TL: Fukien, Kuatun, 2300m

Oreta eminens (Bryk, 1943)
NE.Burma, China (Kwangsi, Fukien). See [About maps] Rhamphoreta eminens Bryk, 1943; Ark. Zool. 34 (A 13): 25, pl. 2, f. B3, TL: NE.Burma, Kimbaiti
Oreta eminens ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 184, f. 55-57, pl. 3, f. 102

Oreta flavobrunnea Watson, 1967
China (Yunnan). See [About maps] Oreta flavobrunnea Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 186, f. 58-60, pl. 3, f. 103, TL: China, N.Yunnan, Likiang, 2000m

Oreta angularis Watson, 1967
China (Fukien). See [About maps] Oreta angularis Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 187, f. 107-108, pl. 4, f. 104-106, TL: China, Fukien, Kuatin

Oreta vatama Moore, [1866]
-. See [About maps] Oreta vatama Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 816, TL: Darjeeling
Oreta vatama ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 343; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 187, f. 61-72, pl. 5, f. 109
NE.India, Sikkim, Bhutan, N.Burma Oreta vatama ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 343
Oreta vatama vatama ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 189, f. 61-64
Misidentified/misapplied:
Oreta obtusa; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 204 [part.] fig. vatama vatama
Oreta obtusa; Bryk, 1943, Ark. Zool. 34 (A 13): 24, fig.
O. v. luculenta Watson, 1967
NW.India, Kashmir, Pakistan Oreta vatama luculenta Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 189, f. 65-67, pl. 5, f. 109, TL: Kashmir, Gulmarg
Misidentified/misapplied:
Oreta obtusa; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 204 [part.]
O. v. acutula Watson, 1967
China (Yunnan, Szechwan) Oreta vatama acutula Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 191, f. 68-70, TL: N.Yunnan, Likiang, 4000m
O. v. tsina Watson, 1967
China (Shensi) Oreta vatama tsina Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 191, f. 71-72, TL: China, S.Shensi, Tapaishan, Tsinling, ca. 1000m

Oreta obtusa Walker, 1855
-. See [About maps] Oreta obtusa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1167
Oreta obtusa ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 191, f. 73-76
N.India
O. o. speciosa (Bryk, 1943)
NE.Burma, China (Fukien, Szechwan) Psiloreta speciosa Bryk, 1943; Ark. Zool. 34 (A 13): 26 [Fig.], TL: NE.Burma, Kambaiti, 2000m
Psiloreta obtusa speciosa ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 345
Oreta obtusa speciosa ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 192
O. o. dejeani Watson, 1967
China (Szechwan) Oreta obtusa dejeani Watson, 1967; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 194, f. 73-76, TL: China, Szechwan, Siao-lou

Oreta brunnea Wileman, 1911
Formosa Oreta brunnea Wileman, 1911; Entomologist 44 : 149, TL: Formosa, Arizan, 7300ft
Psiloreta brunnea ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 486; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 48
Oreta brunnea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 194, f. 77-79

The insignis species-group
insignis ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 195

Oreta insignis (Butler, 1877)
Japan (Honshu, Ryukyu Is.), Formosa, China (Fukien, Szechwan, Kwangsi). See [About maps] Hypsomadius insignis Butler, 1877; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (120): 479, TL: Japan, Yokohama
Hypsomadius insignis v. (?ab.) formosana Strand, 1916; Arch. Naturgesch. 81 A (12) : 163, TL: Formosa
= ; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 41
Hypsomadius insignis ; Strand, 1911, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 205; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 42; Inoue, 1959, Icon. Ins. Japon. 1: 175; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 41
Oreta insignis ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 196, pl. 6, f. 110-112

Oreta bicolor Warren, 1897
Sundaland, Malaya. See [About maps] Oreta bicolor Warren, 1897; Novit. zool. 4 : 16, TL: Malaya
Oreta bicolor ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 197; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 92; [MOB8: 66, pl. 4, f. 138]

Oreta perfida Warren, 1923
New Guinea. See [About maps] Oreta perfida Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 481, TL: New Guinea, West Irian, Snow Mts., nr. Oetakwa R. [not Setekwa]
Oreta perfida ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 45; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 197

Oreta perobliquilinea Warren, 1923
Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo. See [About maps] Oreta perobliquilinea Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 480, TL: Singapore
Oreta perobliquilinea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 197; [MOB8: 67, pl. 4, f. 136]

Oreta ashleyi Holloway, 1998
Borneo. See [About maps] Oreta ashleyi Holloway, 1998; Moths of Borneo, 8: 67, pl. 8, f. 133-134, TL: Borneo, Sabah, Danum Valley

Oreta singapura Swinhoe, 1892
Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo. See [About maps] Oreta singapura Swinhoe, 1892; Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (1) : 243
Oreta singapura ; [MOB8: 67, pl. 4, f. 140-141]
Singapore, Malaya, Sumatra, Borneo Oreta singapura ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 46; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 330
Oreta singapura singapura ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 197
O. s. kalisi Watson, 1961
Sulawesi Oreta singapura kalisi Watson, 1961; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 331, TL: W.Celebes, Paloe, Loda, 4000ft
Oreta singapura kalisi ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 198
O. s. continua (Warren, 1899)
Seram, New Guinea Cobanilla continua Warren, 1899; Novit. zool. 6 : 313, TL: New Guinea, Papua, Milne Bay
Oreta dissimilis Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 482, TL: New Guinea, Snow Mts., Upper Setekwa, 2-3000ft
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8):
Oreta aurata Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 483, TL: New Guinea, Snow Mts., nr. Oetakwa R., up to 3500ft
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8):
Oreta ustimacula Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 483, TL: New Guinea, Snow Mts., nr. Oetakwa R., up to 3500ft
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8):
Holoreta leucospila Joicey & Talbot, 1917; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 20 (115) : 82, TL: New Guinea, West Irian, Wandammen Mts., 3-400ft
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8):
Oreta continua ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: ? (473-490); Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 43
Oreta singapura continua ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 330; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 198

Oreta sublustris Warren, 1923
New Guinea (West Irian). See [About maps] Oreta sublustris Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 482, TL: West Irian, Snow Mts., nr. Oetakwa R., up to 3500ft
Oreta sublustris ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 46; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 198

Oreta subvinosa Warren, 1903
New Guinea (West Irian). See [About maps] Oreta subvinosa Warren, 1903; Novit. zool. 10 (2) : 255, TL: New Guinea, West Irian, Etna Bay
Oreta amblyptila Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 481, TL: Dutch New Guinea, Snow Mts., Upper Setekwa R., 2-3000ft
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 198
Oreta subvinosa ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 47; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 198

Oreta unilinea (Warren, 1899)
New Guinea (West Irian, Papua). See [About maps] Cobanilla unilinea Warren, 1899; Novit. zool. 6 : 2, TL: [New Guinea, West Irian], Ron Is.
Holoreta cervina Warren, 1907; Novit. zool. 14 : 97, TL: B.N.G [New Guinea, Papua], Mabare R., Biagi, 5000ft
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 199
Oreta mollita Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 481, TL: B.N.G [New Guinea, Papua], Mambare R., Biagi, 5000ft
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 199
Oreta mollita castaneata Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 481, TL: central Dutch N. Guinea, Mt. Goliath, about 139° long., 5-7000ft
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 199
Oreta unilinea ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 479; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 47; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 199

The extensa species-group
extensa ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 199, pl. 7, f. 113-115, pl. 9, f. 119

Oreta extensa Walker, 1855
NE.India, Sikkim, Sumatra, Java, China (Yunnan, Hainan, Kwangtung). See [About maps] Oreta extensa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1166, TL: East Indies
?Oreta adona Strecker; , TL: USA. Florida [?error, Philippines?, China?]
Oreta figlina Swinhoe, 1905; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 16 (92) : 142
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8):
Oreta extensa ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 44 [part.]; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 339; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 200, pl. 7, f. 113-115, pl. 9, f. 119

Oreta pingorum Holloway, 1998
Borneo, Sulawesi, Buru, New Guinea. See [About maps] Oreta pingorum Holloway, 1998; Moths of Borneo, 8: 66, pl. 8, f. 310, TL: Brunei, Kampong, Kapok

Oreta roepkei Watson, 1961
E.Java. See [About maps] Oreta roepkei Watson, 1961; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 339, TL: [E.Java], Tengger, Singalangoe, 5000ft
Oreta roepkei ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 200

Oreta suffusa Walker, 1855
Ceylon, S.India. See [About maps] Oreta suffusa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1167, TL: Ceylon
Oreta violacea Hampson, 1891; Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8 : 9, TL: [S.India] Nilgiris
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 200
Psiloreta violacea ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 486; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 49
Oreta suffusa ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 484; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 47; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 200

The fuscopurpurea species-group
fuscopurpurea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 201, pl. 8, f. 116-118, pl. 9, f. 120

Oreta fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956
S.Japan (Shikoku, Kyushu), Ryukyu, Formosa, China (Hunan, Fukien, Chekiang). See [About maps] Oreta extensa ab. fusco-purpurea Matsumura, 1927; J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19 (1) : 45
Oreta extensa fuscopurpurea Inoue, 1956; Check List Lep. Japan (4): 370
Oreta purpurea Inoue, 1961; Tyô to Ga 12 (1) : 10 (unnec. repl. fuscopurpurea)
Oreta purpurea ; Inoue, 1962, Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 37
Oreta fuscopurpurea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 201, pl. 8, f. 116-118, pl. 9, f. 120

The carnea species-group
carnea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 201

Oreta carnea (Butler, 1892)
Malaya, Singapore, Sumatra, Java, Borneo. See [About maps] Agnidra carnea Butler, 1892; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 (1) : 125, TL: Sandakan
Drepana berenica Swinhoe, 1893; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70) : 258, TL: Singapore
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 335
Cobanilla hepaticata Warren, 1897; Novit. zool. 4 : 13, TL: Sanakan
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 335
Cobanilla cardinalis Warren, 1897; Novit. zool. 4 : 13, TL: N.Borneo, Penungah
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 336
Oreta carnea ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 484; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 43; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 202; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 92; [MOB8: 67, pl. 4, f. 144]

Larva on Uncaria [MOB8]


Oreta griseotincta Hampson, [1893]
-. See [About maps] Oreta griseotincta Hampson, [1893]; Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1 : 202, TL: Sikkim
Oreta griseotincta ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 332
Formosa, NE.India, Sikkim Oreta olivacea Dudgeon, 1899; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 12 (4): 657, TL: Sikkim, 1800ft
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 333
Oreta carnea nucicolor Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 484, TL: Khasis
= ; Watson, 1961, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 333
Mimoreta horishana Matsumura, 1927; J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19 (1) : 46, pl. 4, f. 9, TL: Taiwan, Horisha
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 203
Oreta griseotincta ; Hampson, [1893], Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1 : 350; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 484; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 44
Oreta griseotincta griseotincta ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 203
O. g. acutior Watson, 1961
Malaya, Singapore Oreta griseotincta acutior Watson, 1961; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 333
Oreta griseotincta acutior ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 203

Oreta identata Watson, 1961
Celebes. See [About maps] Oreta identata Watson, 1961; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 336, TL: Celebes
Oreta identata ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 203

Oreta jaspidea (Warren, 1896)
Queensland. See [About maps] Cobanilla jaspidea Warren, 1896; Novit. zool. 3 : 335, TL: Queensland, Cedar Bay, S of Cooktown
Cobanilla fulvata Warren, 1898; Novit. zool. 5 : 423, TL: Key Is.
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 203
Cobanilla erminea Warren, 1899; Novit. zool. 6 : 1, TL: St. Aignan
= ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 45
Oreta hypocalla Lower, 1905; Trans. R. Soc. S. Austr. 29 : 179, TL: Queensland, Mackay
= ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 45
Oreta jaspidea hepatica Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 480, TL: Ninay Valley, Central Afrak Mts., Dutch New Guinea
= ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 203
Oreta jaspidea, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Holoreta jaspidea ; Warren, 1902, Novit. zool. 9 : 340
Oreta jaspidea ; Rothschild, 1915, in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 109; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 44
Oreta fulvata ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 44
Buru, Key Islands, New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Louisiade Archipelago, Queensland
O. j. rubicunda (Warren, 1902)
Solomons Holoreta rubicunda Warren, 1902; Novit. zool. 9 : 341, TL: Guadalcanal
Oreta jaspidea var. rubicunda ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 45
Oreta jaspidea rubicunda ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 480; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 204

Oreta rubrifumata Warren, 1923
Tulagi, Bougainville. See [About maps] Oreta rubrifumata Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 480, TL: Solomon Is.; Tulagi Is.
Oreta rubrifumata ; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 46; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 204

The rubromarginata species-group
rubromarginata ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 204

Oreta fulgens (Warren, 1899)
Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Philippines, Sulawesi, Buru, Seram. See [About maps] Cobanilla fulgens Warren, 1899; Novit. zool. 6 : 1, TL: Borneo, Mt. Dulit
Cobanilla triumbrata Warren, 1899; Novit. zool. 6 : 2, TL: Malaya, Penang
= ; [MOB8, 68]
Oreta thaumalea West, 1932; Novit. zool. 37 : 227, TL: Philippines, Luzon, Manilla
= ; [MOB8, 68]
Oreta triumbrata ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 483; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 47; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 205
Oreta thaumalea ; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 205
Oreta fulgens ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 484; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 44; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 205; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 92; [MOB8: 68, pl. 4, f. 139]

Oreta rubromarginata Swinhoe, 1902
Borneo, Sumatra. See [About maps] Oreta rubromarginata Swinhoe, 1902; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1902 (3) : 592, TL: Borneo
Gonoreta subrosea Warren, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 477, TL: Borneo
= ; [MOB8, 68]
Oreta subrosea ; Watson, 1965, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) Suppl. 3 : 71; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 205
Oreta rubromarginata ; Warren, 1923, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 484; Gaede, 1931, in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 46; Watson, 1967, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 205; [MOB8: 68, pl. 4, f. 137]


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References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[MOB8]
Holloway, 1998; The Moths of Borneo, Part 8; Families Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae and Uraniidae
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths


Some related literature:
Bryk, 1943
Entomological results from the Swedish expedition 1934 to Burma and British India. Lepidoptera: Drepanidae Ark. Zool. 34 (A 13): 1-30, 3pls
Bryk, 1949
Zur Kenntnis der Großschmetterlinge von Korea. II. Macrofrenatae Ark. Zool. 41 A (1) : 1-225, pl. 1-7
Butler, 1877
Descriptions of new Species of Heterocera from Japan. (1). Sphinges and Bombyces Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 20 (119): 393-404, (120): 473-483
Butler, 1879
Descriptions of new Species of Lepidoptera from Japan Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 4 (23): 349-374, (24): 437-457
Butler, 1892
On a collection of Lepidoptera from Sandakan, N. E. Borneo Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 (1) : 120-133, pl. 6
Dudgeon, 1899
A Catalogue of the Heterocera of Sikhim and Bhutan J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 12 (1): 32-42 (1898), (2): 292-303, pl. I (1899), (4): 643-658 (1899)
Dyar, 1928
(Drepanidae,...?) in Seitz, Dir Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 631-633
Gaede, 1931
Drepanidae in Strand, Lepid. Cat. 49: 60pp
Grote, 1862
Additions to the nomenclature of North American Lepidoptera. No. [1]-2 Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 14 : 59-60, : 359-360
Hampson, 1891
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Part 8. The lepidoptera of heterocera of the Nilgiri district Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8 : 1-144, pl. 139-156
Hampson, [1893]
The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma 1 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 1 : v-xxii, : 1-527
Hampson, 1914
Descriptions of new genera and species of Drepanidae and Thyrididae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 14 : 103-117
Herrich-Schäffer, [1856]
Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäischer Schmetterlinge, 1850-[1869]: Heterocera (Nachfalter) Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. (I) 1 (1): pl. 1-4, f. 1-17 (1853), 1 (2): pl. 5-8, f. 18-38 (1853), 1 (3): pl. 9-12, f. 39-51 (1853), 1 (4): pl. 13-16, f. 52-76 (1853), 1 (5): pl. 17-20, f. 77-97 (1854), 1 (6): pl. 21-24, f. 98-114 (1854), 1 (7): pl. [25-28], f. 115-138 (1854), 1 (8): pl. [29-32], f. 139-153 (1854), 1 (9): pl. [33-36], f. 154-173 (1854), 1 (10): pl. [37-40], f. 174-201 (1854), 1 (11): pl. [41-44], f. 202-231 (1854), 1 (12): pl. [45-48], f. 232-258 (1854), 1 (13-17): pl. 49-68, f. 259-390 (1855), 1 (?18): pl. [69], f. 391-396 (1858), 1 (?19): pl. [70], f. 397-403 (1858), 1 (?20-21): pl. 71-78, f. 404-451 (1855), 1 (?22): pl. [79], f. 452-458 (1858), 1 (23-25): pl. 80-94, f. 459-540 (1856), 1 (26): pl. [95-96], f. 541-551 (1858), 1: 1-52 (1856), 1: 53-84 (1858), 2: pl. [97-100], f. 552-571 (1869)
Inoue, 1956
Check List of the Lepidoptera of Japan, (4) Check List Lep. Japan (4): 365-429
Inoue, 1959
Iconographia Insectorum Japonicorum Colore Naturali. Edita 1. Lepidoptera Icon. Ins. Japon. 1: 284pp, 184pls
Inoue, 1961
Notes on two species of the Drepanidae from Japan Tyô to Ga 12 (1) : 9-13
Inoue, 1962
Lepidoptera: Cyclidiidae, Drepaniidae Insecta Japonica (2) 1: 54pp, 3pls, 128fgs
Inoue, 1964
A new species of the Drepanidae from Korea Tohoko Konchu Kenkyu 1: 3-4, 4fgs
Joicey & Talbot, 1917
New Heterocera from Dutch New Guinea Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 20 (115) : 50-87, pl. 1-4
Kirby, 1892
A synonymic catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera (Moths). Sphinges and Bombyces Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 1-951
Lower, 1905
Descriptions of New Australian Lepidoptera with Synonymic Notes. No. XXIII Trans. R. Soc. S. Austr. 29 : 173-180
Matsumura, 1927
New species and subspecies of moths from the Japanese Empire J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ. 19 (1) : 1-91, pl. 1-5
Moore, [1866]
On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 755-823, pl. 41-43
Moore, 1879
Descriptions of new Indian Lepidopterous Insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (1): 1-88, pl. 1-3 (1879), (2): 89-198, pl. 4-5 (1882), (3): 199-299, pl. 6-8 (1888)
Packard, [1865]
Synopsis of the Bombycidae of the United States. (1 & 2) Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 97-130, : 331-396
Rothschild, 1915
Lepidoptera of the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, Southern Dutch New Guinea in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 1-146, : 147-148, : 149-162, : 163-168, : 169-182, : pl. 1-2
Strand in Seitz, 1911
Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. 2. Die Palaearktischen Spinner & Schwärmer Gross-Schmett. Erde 2 : 1-479 [Macrolep.], pl. 1-56
Strand, 1911
Drepanidae in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 195-206
Strand, 1916
H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Hepialidae, Notodontidae und Drepanidae Arch. Naturgesch. 81 A (12) : 150-165
Swinhoe, 1892
Catalogue of Eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the Oxford University Museum (Part 1) Cat. Het. Mus. Oxford (1) : 1-324, viii, pl. 1-8
Swinhoe, 1893
New species of Oriental Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70) : 254-265
Swinhoe, 1902
New and little known species of Drepanulidae, Epiplemidae, Microniidae and Geometridae in the National collection Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1902 (3) : 585-677
Swinhoe, 1905
Notes on Eastern and Australian Heterocera, with Descriptions of One new Genus and Thirteen new Species Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 16 (92) : 142-155
Walker, 1855
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 1-278 (1854), 2: 279-581 (1854), 3: 583-775 (1855), 4: 777-976 (1855), 5: 977-1258 (1855), 6: 1259-1508 (1855), 7: 1509-1808 (1856)
Warren, 1896
New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum Novit. zool. 3 : 335-419
Warren, 1897
New genera and species of moths from the Old World regions, in the Tring Museum Novit. zool. 4 : 12-130, : 378-402
Warren, 1898
List of the Geometridae, Epiplemidae, Drepanulidae and Thyrididae collected on the Key Islands by Mr. H. Kühn Novit. zool. 5 : 421-432
Warren, 1899
New species and genera of the families Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Old World regions Novit. zool. 6 : 1-66
Warren, 1899
New Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae from the Oriental and Palaearctic regions Novit. zool. 6 : 313-359
Warren, 1902
Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae and Geometridae from the Oriental region Novit. zool. 9 : 340-372
Warren, 1903
New Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae and Geometridae from the Oriental region Novit. zool. 10 (2) : 255-270
Warren, 1907
New Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae and Geometridae from British New Guinea Novit. zool. 14 : 97-186
Warren, 1923
(Drepanidae) in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 473-490
Watson, 1961
A Taxonomic study of some Indo-Australian Drepanidae (Lepidoptera) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 10 (8) : 315-348, pl. 65-66, 68 text-fgs
Watson, 1965
A Revision of the Ethiopian Drepanidae (Lepidoptera) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) Suppl. 3 : 3-178, pl. 1-18
Watson, 1967
A survey of the extra-Ethiopian Oretinae (Lepidoptera: Drepanidae) Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 19 (3) : 151-221, pl. 1-9
West, 1932
Further descriptions of tnew species of Japanese, Formosan and Philippine Heterocera Novit. zool. 37 : 207-228
Wileman, 1911
New Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Formosa Entomologist 44 : 29-32, 60-62, 109-111, 148-152, 174-176, 204-206


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