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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Lithosiina > Ghoria

Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878

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
All states
Similiar species:
Ghoria Moore,1878 species known from India and Nepal. 
Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878. 
Ghoria nepalica (Daniel, 1961). Nepal. 
Ghoria nigripars (Walker, 1856). 
Ghoria postfusca (Hampson, 1894). 

Similar species (extralimital)
Ghoria collitoides Butler, 1885 is very similar to Ghoria postfusca with fuscous HW. Best separated by genitalia.
Ghoria gigantea (Oberthür, 1879)
  1. Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878: 13, pl. 1, f. 10; TL: Darjiling. Text at Plate at
  2. Ghoria sericeipennis Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878: 13; TL: Darjiling. Text at
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs.# 1318/9, pg 69, 70.
  4. Cerny, K. & A. Pinratana. 2009. Moths of Thailand, Vol. 6, Arctiidae. 283 pp, # 246, pl 25/246. 
  5. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 79/15.
  6. Dubatolov, V.V., Kishida, Y. and Wang, M., 2012. New records of lichen-moth from the Nanling Mts., Guangdong, South China, with descriptions of new genera and species (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). Tinea, 22(1), pp.25-52. Image 14.
  7. Volynkin, A.V., Saldaitis, A. and ČernÝ, K., 2020. Four new species and one new subspecies of the Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878 species-group from northern Indochina and China (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Zootaxa, 4789(2), pp.575-588. Lists numerous similar extralimital species. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Ghoria albocinerea Moore, 1878. 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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