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4310Re: [ButterflyIndia] Pterodecta anchora

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  • Sanjay Sondhi
    May 31, 2013
      Ajay,

      This could be Callidula erycinoides or Callidula attenuata. In the latter, the FW band narrows to the apex, but the best way of being certain is to see the upperside FW band. 

      Rgds

      Sanjay Sondhi

      Titli Trust

      Kalpavriksh

      +91 135 2607452

      On 31-May-13, at 5:18 PM, Ajay Gaikwad wrote:

       

      Got similar type from Namdapha NP in my March 2013 trip
      regards


      On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 4:01 PM, Suvarna Ketkar <sdketkar@...> wrote:
       

      Beautiful capture!



      On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Sanjay Sondhi <sanjay.sondhi1@...> wrote:
       

      HI Parag,

      Must be a callidulid. Do pull out the image.

      best



      Sanjay Sondhi

      Titli Trust
      www.titlitrust.com

      Kalpavriksh
      www.kalpavriksh.org

      +91 135 2607452

      On 29-May-13, at 8:09 PM, paragrangnekar@... wrote:

      > Dear Sanjay,
      >
      > We have a very similar one here in the Western Ghats as well but I
      > have no idea about the species.
      >
      > Will try and dig out the image.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Parag
      > Sent from my BlackBerry® smartphone from !DEA
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Sanjay Sondhi <sanjay.sondhi1@...>
      > Sender: ButterflyIndia@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 17:04:34
      > To: Indian Moths<Indianmoths@...>; <ButterflyIndia@yahoogroups.com
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      > Reply-To: ButterflyIndia@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [ButterflyIndia] Pterodecta anchora
      >
      > Hello folks,
      >
      > Here is an interesting moth from Western Himalaya, that I photographed
      > recently in Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh. This day-flying moth, a
      > callidulid, had me foxed many years ago when I had just started
      > watching butterflies.
      > Family: Callidulidae
      > Species: Pterodecta anchora
      > Location: Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
      > 19 May 2013
      >
      > Sanjay Sondhi
      >
      > Titli Trust
      > www.titlitrust.com
      >
      > Kalpavriksh
      > www.kalpavriksh.org
      >
      > +91 135 2607452
      >
      >
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