Chorodna metaphaearia (Walker, [1863]) -

Taxonomic Information

Chorodna Walker, 1860 species known from India. 
Chorodna adumbrata Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna anepsia (Wehrli, 1941). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Sikkim (Kanchanjunga), Punjab, Himachal Pradesh (Shimla). 
Chorodna creataria (Guenée, [1858]). North India, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim; Nepal.
Chorodna erebusaria Walker, 1860. North India.
Chorodna fulgurita (Walker, 1860). India: Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya, NE India.
Chorodna gleba (Swinhoe, 1886). India: Maharashtra ( Pune).
Chorodna livida (Warren, 1893). India: Sikkim.
Chorodna mauraria (Guenée, [1858)]. India: Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna metaphaeria (Walker, [1863]). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna moorei (Thierry-Mieg, 1899). E. Himalaya. 
Chorodna nigrovittata (Moore, [1868]). India: West Bengal, Sikkim. 
Chorodna objectaria (Walker, 1866). North India.
Chorodna obliterata (Moore, 1868). India: West Bengal.
Chorodna pallidularia Moore, [1868]. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna plumosa (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiri District, 
Chorodna praetextata (Felder, 1874).
Chorodna pulverulenta (Hampson, 1895). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamsala).
Chorodna reticulata (Hampson, 1895). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya (Khasi Hills). 
Chorodna sikkima (Moore, 1888). Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Chorodna similis (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.
Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, [1858]). India: Uttarakhand, E. Himalaya, NE India, Tripura, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu.
Chorodna tephrosiaria (Moore, [1868]). India: West Bengal.
Chorodna testaceata (Moore, [1868[). India: West Bengal.
Chorodna vagans (Moore, 1888). India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Chorodna vulpinaria Moore, 1868. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh.

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh62
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
Nagaland12
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total732
  1. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae. Pg 244, #3349.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 71/1.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxon=Chorodna%20metaphaearia [accessed 15 sep 2016]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chorodna metaphaearia (Walker, [1863]) – . 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/chorodna-metaphaearia, accessed 2024/04/20.