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Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Ennominae > Boarmiini > Chorodna

Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
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. Medasina similis Moore, 1888. Descr. Indian lep. Atkinson (3): 235; TL: Darjeeling. 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 287, # 3478. As Medasina similis
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pg. 34, pl. 38, f. 6 as Medasina similis
  4. Stüning, D. 2000. Additional notes on the Ennominae of Nepal with descriptions of eight new species (Geometridae), pp. 94-152. In: Moths of Nepal, Part 6. Tinea 16(Supplement 1). Tokyo, The Japan Heterocerists’ Society. pg. 118 as Callocasta similis. 
  5. Scoble, M.J. & A. Hausmann [updated 2007]: Online list of valid and available names of the Geometridae of the World [] [accessed 16 August 2021] lists as Chorodna similis, though Stüning (2000) suggests its placement as Callocasta

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Anonymous. 2022. Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888). 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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