Ghoria postfusca (Hampson, 1894) -

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). India: Himachal Pradesh. 

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 postfusca -


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  1. Gnophria postfusca Hampson, 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. 70; TL: Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.Text at https://archive.org/stream/moths02hamp#page/70/mode/1up 
  2. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 169. 
  3. 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. For other similar extralimital species. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 113.15. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ghoria postfusca (Hampson, 1894) – . 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-postfusca, accessed 2024/02/29.