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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Pygaerinae > Clostera

Clostera fulgurita (Walker, 1865)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Clostera pallida (Walker, 1855) which lacks forewing blackish dorsal marking.

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. 
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  2. Holloway, J. D. 1983. The Moths of Borneo. Part 4. Notodontidae. [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 [accessed 26 January 2018]

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Notodontidae > Pygaerinae > Clostera

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Singh, R. 2022. Clostera fulgurita (Walker, 1865). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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