Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878 -

Taxonomic Information

Ghoria Moore,1878 species known from India and Nepal. 
Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878. 
Ghoria nepalica (Daniel, 1961). Nepal. 
Ghoria nigripars (Walker, 1856). 
Ghoria postfusca (Hampson, 1894). 

Similar species (extralimital)
Ghoria collitoides Butler, 1885 is very similar to Ghoria postfusca with fuscous HW. Best separated by genitalia.
Ghoria gigantea (Oberthür, 1879)

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Ghoria albocinerea -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878: 13, pl. 1, f. 10; TL: Darjiling. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen78zool/page/12/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen78zool/page/n41/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Ghoria sericeipennis Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878: 13; TL: Darjiling. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen78zool/page/13/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs.# 1318/9, pg 69, 70.
  4. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. 283 pp, # 246, pl 25/246. 
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 79/15.
  6. Dubatolov, V.V., Kishida, Y. and Wang, M., 2012. New records of lichen-moth from the Nanling Mts., Guangdong, South China, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). Tinea, 22(1), pp.25-52. Image 14.
  7. Volynkin, A.V., Saldaitis, A. and ČernÝ, K., 2020. Four new species and one new subspecies of the Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878 species-group from northern Indochina and China (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Zootaxa, 4789(2), pp.575-588. Lists numerous similar extralimital species. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/ghoria-albocinerea, accessed 2024/02/23.