Aroa clara Swinhoe, 1885 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Aroa spp. Walker, 1855 species known from India.

Aroa atrella Hampson, [1893]. India: Sikkim, Assam.

Aroa atrescens Hampson, 1897. India: Khasia Hills, Meghalaya. Aroa kambaiti Collenette, 1960. Myanmar.

Aroa clara Swinhoe, 1885.India: Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Aroa kambaiti Collenette, 1960. Myanmar.

Aroa luteifascia (Hampson, 1895). Myanmar.

Aroa major Hampson, [1893]. Sri Lanka.

Aroa maxima Hampson, [1893]. Sri Lanka.

Aroa nepalensis Daniel, 1961. Nepal.

Aroa ochrota (Hampson, 1904). India: Kerala.

Aroa plana (Walker, 1855).India: Northern India.

Aroa pyrrhochroma Walker, 1865. Bhutan; India: Sikkim.

Aroa sienna Hampson, 1891. India: Nilgiris.

Aroa simplex (Walker, 1865). India: Southern India.

Aroa subnotata (Walker, 1855). Sri Lanka.

Aroa xerampelina (Swinhoe, 1885). Pune.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
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Uttarakhand
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  1. OD:Aroa clara Swinhoe, 1885. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. pg. 299, #89 & Pl. 20, fig 9 & 10. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen85zool/page/299/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31015342#page/354/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. [1893]. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae 527 p - 333 fig, pg. 439. Listed as a synonym of Aroa pyrrhochroma. States that the Bombay form clara is small, and female completely orange. 
  3. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1933. The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Vol 10, pg. 303. Text at  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/252062#page/324/mode/1up
 
 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Aroa clara Swinhoe, 1885 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/aroa-clara, accessed 2024/05/25.