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

Ghoria postfusca (Hampson, 1894)

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Himachal Pradesh
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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)
 
 
References:
  1. Gnophria postfusca Hampson, 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs. 70; TL: Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh.Text at https://archive.org/stream/moths02hamp#page/70/mode/1up 
  2. Kirti, J.S. & N. Singh. 2015. Arctiid Moths of India. Vol. 1, pp 1-205. Nature Books of India, New Delhi. Pg. 169. 
  3. 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. For other similar extralimital species. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp. Pl. 113.15. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Ghoria postfusca (Hampson, 1894). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357964/Ghoria-postfusca
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