Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, [1868] -

Taxonomic Information

Chorodna Walker, 1860 species known from India. 
Chorodna adumbrata Moore, 1888. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna anepsia (Wehrli, 1941). Tiger Hill, Darjeeling, Kanchanjunga, Punjab, Shimla,Himachal Pradesh. 
Chorodna creataria (Guenée, [1858]). North India.
Chorodna erebusaria Walker, 1860. North India.
Chorodna fulgurita (Walker, 1860). Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya, NE India.
Chorodna gleba (Swinhoe, 1886). Pune, Maharashtra.
Chorodna livida (Warren, 1893). Sikkim.
Chorodna mauraria (Guenée, [1858)]. Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna metaphaeria (Walker, [1863]).  Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Chorodna moorei (Thierry-Mieg, 1899). E. Himalaya. 
Chorodna nigrovittata (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal, Sikkim. 
Chorodna objectaria (Walker, 1866). North India.
Chorodna obliterata (Moore, 1868). West Bengal.
Chorodna pallidularia Moore, [1868]. Darjeeling. West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna plumosa (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiri District
Chorodna praetextata (Felder, 1874).
Chorodna pulverulenta (Hampson, 1895). Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Chorodna reticulata (Hampson, 1895). Sikkim, Khasi Hills
Chorodna sikkima (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, [1858]). Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya, NE India.
Chorodna tephrosiaria (Moore, [1868]).West Bengal.
Chorodna testaceata (Moore, [1868[). West Bengal.
Chorodna vagans (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, 1868, Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.

Chorodna quadrinotata (Warren, 1893) is a junior synonym of Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888). 

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  1. Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, [1868]. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. p. 614. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90421#page/24/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. pg 243, # 3347. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 32, pl. 10/3.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=282309 [accessed 02 April 2021]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, [1868] – . 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://www.mothsofindia.org/chorodna-vulpinaria, accessed 2024/04/16.