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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Pangora

Pangora matherana Moore, 1879

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
All states
Similiar species:
A very variable species see note below:
"P. erosa has more white colour at the base of the forewing and the ground colour is a little bit different. Quite good figures of the females are in Seitz: Bombyces et Sphinges Indoaustraliens, Pl. 10/a." per comms Dr Karel Cerny

List of Pangora Moore, 1879 known from India.
Pangora coorgensis (Hampson, 1916), India (South India).
Pangora distorta Moore, 1879, India (NW Himalayas).
Pangora erosa (Walker, 1855), India (South India).
Pangora matherana Moore, 1879, India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (Nilgiris), Kerala, Goa).
  1. Hampson, 1901, Catalogue Lepidoptera Phalaenae British Museum 3: pg. 362, f. 159
  2. Museum WITT. Virtuelle Sammlungen des Museum WITT [accessed 07 February 2017]

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Anonymous. 2022. Pangora matherana Moore, 1879. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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