Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, [1858]) -

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 Pradesh1
Assam11
Bihar
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Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka6
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
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Mizoram
Nagaland11
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
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Tamil Nadu1
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total1221171

Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, 1857): Camellia sinensis (Theaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Hemerophila strixaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 9: 217 http://archive.org/stream/histoirenaturell09bois#page/217/mode/1up
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae, pg 286, # 3473 as Medasina strixaria.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1994. Moths of Nepal. Part 3. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 1). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.pl. 76/4.
  4. Kirti, J.S., T. Goyal & M. Kaur. 2012. An inventory of family geometridae (Lepidoptera) from Western Ghats of India. Journal of Entomological Research. 36 (1) : 83-94.
  5. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 137. 
  6. Herbison-Evans, D. & S. Crossley. Caterpillars (and Butterflies and Moths) of Australia. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/enno/stri.html [accessed 14 Oct 2015]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chorodna strixaria (Guenée, [1858]) – . 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/chorodna-strixaria, accessed 2024/07/21.