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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Cleora

Cleora spp.

The genus Cleora consists of 18 species known from India (Kirti et al. 2019). Most species have very typical and similar markings and fascia, rendering identification from photographs, difficult. Genitalia and/or barcoding may be needed to separate species with certainty. This page shows a gallery of Cleora spp. If these individuals are identified to the species level in the future, they will be moved to the respective species pages. We would welcome feedback from experts who are able to provide an insight into species identities. Comments and feedback on the page or specific images can be provided by using the link at the bottom of the page and by quoting the specific media code provided in the image.
Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Jammu and Kashmir
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
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List of Cleora known from India based on Kirti et al. (2019).
Cleora acaciaria (Boisduval, 1833). India: Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
Cleora alienaria (Walker, 1860). India.
Cleora alienaria gelidaria (Walker, 1863).
Cleora contiguata (Moore, 1868). India: Bengal.
Cleora cornaria (Guenée, 1858). India: North India.
Cleora cucullata (D. S. Fletcher, 1953). India: Assam, Naga Hills, Nagaland.
Cleora falculata (D. S. Fletcher, 1953). India: South India, Travancore, Tamil Nadu, Pirmed, Kerela.
Cleora fraterna (Moore, 1888). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Cleora impletaria (Walker, 1863). India: Kanara, Karnataka.
Cleora injectaria (Walker, 1860). Sri Lanka; India: Maharashtra.
Cleora inoffensa (Swinhoe, 1902).
Cleora inoffensa cinereomarginata (Fletcher, 1953). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Cleora ochreata Kirti & Saxena.
Cleora onycha onycha (D. S. Fletcher, 1953). India: Assam, Nagaland.
Cleora onycha amplissima (D. S. Fletcher, 1953). India: South India: Kanara, Karnataka.
Cleora processaria (Walker, 1860). India.
Cleora propulsaria (Walker, 1860). India: Sikkim.
Cleora repetita (Butler, 1882).
Cleora subnigrata Warren, 1901). India: Cachar, Assam.
Cleora taprobana (D. S. Fletcher, 1953).
Cleora tenebrata (D. S. Fletcher, 1953). India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Cleora uncupropulsaria Goyal & Kirti, 2016. India: Karnataka.
Cleora undaria (Fabricius, 1794).
Cleora vatia Prout, 1927.
Kirti, J. S., K. Chandra, A. Saxena & N. Singh. 2019. Geometrid Moths of India. 296 pp. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Cleora spp. . 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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