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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Chorodna

Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, [1868]

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Chorodna adumbrata Moore, 1888. See Similar species notes.
Chorodna Walker, 1860 species known from India. 
Chorodna adumbrata Moore, 1888. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna anepsia (Wehrli, 1941). Tiger Hill, Darjeeling, Kanchanjunga, Punjab, Shimla,Himachal Pradesh. 
Chorodna creataria (Guenée, [1858]). North India.
Chorodna erebusaria Walker, 1860. North India.
Chorodna fulgurita (Walker, 1860). Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya, NE India.
Chorodna gleba (Swinhoe, 1886). Pune, Maharashtra.
Chorodna livida (Warren, 1893). Sikkim.
Chorodna mauraria (Guenée, [1858)]. Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna metaphaeria (Walker, [1863]).  Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Chorodna moorei (Thierry-Mieg, 1899). E. Himalaya. 
Chorodna nigrovittata (Moore, [1868]). West Bengal, Sikkim. 
Chorodna objectaria (Wlaker, 1866). North India.
Chorodna obliterata (Moore, 1868). West Bengal.
Chorodna pallidularia Moore, [1868]. Darjeeling. West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna plumosa (Hampson, 1891). Nilgiri District
Chorodna praetextata (Felder, 1874).
Chorodna pulverulenta (Hampson, 1895). Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.
Chorodna quadrinotata (Warren, 1893). Sikkim; Nepal. 
Chorodna reticulata (Hampson, 1895). Sikkim, Khasi Hills
Chorodna sikkima (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888), Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, [1858]). Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya, NE India.
Chorodna tephrosiaria (Moore, [1868]).West Bengal.
Chorodna testaceata (Moore, [1868[). West Bengal.
Chorodna vagans (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, 1868, Darjeeling, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
  1. Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, [1868]. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. p. 614. TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. pg 243, # 3347. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pg. 32, pl. 10/3.
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Anonymous. 2022. Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, [1868]. 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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