Clethrophora gonophora Prout, 1924 -

Taxonomic Information

Clethrophora Hampson, 1894 species known globally:

Clethrophora angulipennis Prout, 1924

Clethrophora distincta (Leech, 1889)

Clethrophora virida (Heylaerts, 1890)

Clethrophora gonophora Prout, 1924

Only Clethrophora distincta reported so far from India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Clethrophora gonophora -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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Total1
  1. OD: Clethrophora gonophora Prout, 1924; Bull. Hill. Mus. 1 (3): 433. Pl. 8/7. Text at https://archive.org/details/bulletinofh112192122hill/page/433/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/bulletinofh112192122hill/page/n746/mode/1up?view=theater&q=gonophora

Clethrophora angulipennis Prout, 1924

Clethrophora angulipennis Prout, 1924; Bull. Hill. Mus. 1 (3): 432. Pl. 8/6. Text at https://archive.org/details/bulletinofh112192122hill/page/432/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/bulletinofh112192122hill/page/n746/mode/1up?view=theater&q=gonophora

MOT, Vol. 3, Part 2, Pl. 27/1-2. 

https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/chloephorini/chloephorini_1_1.php for angulipennis. 

http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=352518 [accessed 28 June 2021] for angulipennis.
 

Clethrophora distincta (Leech, 1889)

http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=288241 [accessed 28 June 2021] for distincta. 

MOT, Vol. 3, Part 2, Pl. 27/3-4. 

FBI, Hampson, Vol. 2, pg. 416, # 2317. 

Gonitis distincta Leech, 1889. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 506, pl. 52/7. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30866958#page/646/mode/1up .
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/361731-Clethrophora-distincta

http://www.jpmoth.org/Nolidae/Chloephorinae/Clethrophora_distincta.html [accessed 28 June 2021]

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Clethrophora gonophora Prout, 1924 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/clethrophora-gonophora, accessed 2024/04/21.