Mimochroa albifrons (Moore, [1888]) -

Taxonomic Information

Mimochroa Warren, 1894 species known from India and Nepal. 
Mimochroa angulifascia (Moore, 1888). Nepal. 
Mimochroa albifrons (Moore, 1888).India: West Bengal (Darjeeling: TL), Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh. 
Mimochroa gynopteridia (Butler, 1880). NE Himalayas; Nepal. 
Mimochroa hypoxantha (Kollar, 1844). Himalaya. 
Mimochroa viridescens Warren, 1894. India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya; Nepal.

Mimochroa lugens Butler, 1880 is synonym of Mimochroa hypoxantha (Kollar, 1844) (Lepindex). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total12
  1. OD: Endropia albifrons Moore, 1887. Descriptions of new Indian lepidopterous insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson.Vol. 1-3. Pg. 229. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26805#page/247/mode/1up.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. MothsVol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 224, #3295 as Pericallia albifrons
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 113, Pl. 60/22.
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 364. 
  5. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=398720 [accessed 18 October 2019]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Mimochroa albifrons (Moore, [1888]) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/mimochroa-albifrons, accessed 2024/06/23.