Clostera fulgurita (Walker, 1865) -

Taxonomic Information

Clostera Samouelle, 1819 species known from India. 
Clostera anachoreta anachoreta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775). Himachal Pradesh 
Clostera costicomma (Swinhoe, 1892).  Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu. Sri Lanka. 
Clostera ferruginea (Moore, 1866). West Bengal (Darjeeling), Tamil Nadu. 
Clostera fulgurita fulgurita (Walker, 1865). NW Himalaya, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka. 
Clostera mahatma (Bryk, 1949). Himachal Pradesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar.
Clostera pallida (Walker, 1855). Uttarakhand, NE India. Nepal, Myanmar. 
Clostera restitura (Walker, 1865). Himalayas, peninsular India, Andamans. Nepal, Sri Lanka. 
Clostera transecta (Dudgeon, 1898). Sikkim. Myanmar. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Clostera fulgurita -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh25
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
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
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total2511

Clostera fulgurita (Walker, 1865): Cassine glauca (Celastraceae), Populus deltoides, Salix tetrasperma, Xylosma longifolia (Salicaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010), Quercus spp. (Singh 2021) in Sondhi et al. 2021.

  1. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/90_NOCTUOIDEA/01_NOTODONTIDAE/09_Pygaerinae/11_Clostera/Clostera%20fulgurita/Clostera%20fulgurita.htm [accessed 27 March 2017]
  2. Holloway, J. D. 1983. The Moths of Borneo. Part 4. Notodontidae. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-4/clostera/notodontidae_63_1.php [accessed 27 March 2017]
  3. Schintlmeister, A. & A. Pinratana. 2006. Moths of Thailand, Volume 5: Notodontidae, pg 246, pl 39 # 276
  4. OD: Ichtyura fulgurita Walker, 1865; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32433TL: E.India. Text at http://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso3132brit#page/433/mode/1up [accessed 26 January 2018]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Clostera fulgurita (Walker, 1865) – . 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/clostera-fulgurita, accessed 2024/03/03.