Some moths of Nepal

from a trip arranged by Mike Williams in October 2010 mostly seen at a Birethanti Tea House on the Annapurna Trail on the evening of the 10th

MOTHS of Nepal, mostly in Birethanti on the lower Annapurna Trail in October 2010 during a Mike Williams trip

A busy wall beneath a light bulb...
A busy wall beneath a light bulb...

...on our tea-house wall in Birethanti on the Annapurna Trail, 10 October

Barsine orientalis
Barsine orientalis

Oriental Footman, Birethanti

Barsine orientalis?
Barsine orientalis?

Another Oriental Footman, I think, Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 6 October

Barsine species?
Barsine species?

Birethanti

Barsine species?
Barsine species?

Another species, or a variant? Also at Birethanti

Cyana species
Cyana species

Common, but not yet identified, Birethanti

Cyana bellisima
Cyana bellisima

Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 7 October

moth? Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 6 October

Vamuna remelana
Vamuna remelana

Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 6 October

Asota species?
Asota species?

Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 6 October

Theretra nessus
Theretra nessus

Greater Yam Hawkmoth, Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 7 October

Theretra silhetensis
Theretra silhetensis

Fishtail Lodge, Pokhara, 9 October

Rhagastis albomarginatus
Rhagastis albomarginatus

Birethanti

Pergesa acteus
Pergesa acteus

Birethanti

Bombyx huttoni
Bombyx huttoni

Birethanti

Mustilia sphingiformis
Mustilia sphingiformis

Birethanti

Lasiocampidae species?
Lasiocampidae species?

Chitwan Safari Lodge, 11 October

Eudocima salaminia
Eudocima salaminia

or similar species, Chitwan Safari Lodge, 11 October

Eudocima species
Eudocima species

as in previous photo, Chitwan

Eudocima species
Eudocima species

as in previous photo at Chitwan

Linguisaccus cf subhyalina
Linguisaccus cf subhyalina

Birethanti

Trabala vishnou
Trabala vishnou

Vishnu Lappet, Birethanti

Trabala species
Trabala species

possibly a form of vishnou, at the entrance to Shivapuri National Park, 6 October

Lebeda nobilis
Lebeda nobilis

Birethanti

Lebeda nobilis
Lebeda nobilis

Birethanti

Lymantria species
Lymantria species

Birethanti

Aglaomorpha plagiata
Aglaomorpha plagiata

Multi-spotted Tiger, Birethanti

Aglaomorpha plagiata
Aglaomorpha plagiata

Birethanti

Vindusara moorei
Vindusara moorei

Gold-banded Geometer, Birethanti

Erebomorpha fulgirita
Erebomorpha fulgirita

Birethanti

Numenes species
Numenes species

Birethanti

Birethanti

Chalciope mygdon
Chalciope mygdon

Birethanti

Asota producta
Asota producta

Large White-spotted Asota, Birethanti

Horithyatira decorata, or similar
Horithyatira decorata, or similar

A 'Peach Blossom' at Birethanti

Birethanti

Birethanti

Birethanti

Birethanti

Birethanti

Aethaloessa calidalis
Aethaloessa calidalis

Orange-spotted Grass Moth, Birethanti

Aethaloessa species?
Aethaloessa species?

Birethanti

Toccolosida rubiceps
Toccolosida rubiceps

Black and Yellow Snout, Birethanti

Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, 6 October

Birethanti

Birethanti

Orthocabera sericea
Orthocabera sericea

Birethanti

Cyclidia substigmaria
Cyclidia substigmaria

Chitwan Safari Lodge, 11 October

Birethanti

Birethanti