Chorodna mauraria (Guenée, [1858]) -

Taxonomic Information

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 (Walker, 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 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.

Chorodna quadrinotata (Warren, 1893) is a junior synonym of Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Chorodna creataria (Guenée, [1858]) is a similar species. 
Similar species mentioned in Hampson (1895) are parisnattei, which is listed a synonym of createria on Lepindex. Chorodna createria MON Part 2, Pl. 38/10. Differences visible in the image from mauraria

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total22
  1. Hemerophila mauraria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 9: 218. Text at https://archive.org/details/histoirenaturell09bois/page/218/mode/1up?view=theater (in French). 
  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. 285, # 3470, Fig. 138. Listed as Medasina mauraria
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 38/8. 
  4. Sato, 1995. Records of the Boarmiini (Geometridae; Ennominae) from Thailand II Trans. lepid. Soc. Japan 46 (4): 209-226. 
  5. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572.Image 517. 
  6. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/901926-Chorodna-mauraria

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chorodna mauraria (Guenée, [1858]) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/Chorodna-mauraria, accessed 2024/02/22.