Chorsia mollicula (Graeser, [1889]) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Chorsia Walker, [1863] species known from India:

Chorsia albicincta (Hampson, 1898). India: Meghalaya (Khasis: TL).
Chorsia albiscripta (Hampson, 1898). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Chorsia inordinata (Walker, [1863]). India: Meghalaya. 
Chorsia mollicula (Graeser, 1888 [1889]). India; Nepal.
Chorsia perversa (Walker, 1862). Sri Lanka.
Chorsia trigona (Hampson, 1891). S. India (Nilgiris).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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  1. OD: Erastria mollicula Graeser L. 1889. Beitrage zur Kenntniss der Lepidopteren-Fauna des Amurlandes. Berliner Entomologische Zeitung. 32. Page 368.
  2. Listed as Bryophilina blandula in Romanoff, N. M. 1892. Memoirés sur les Lepidoptéres 6: 398, Pl. 5, f. 11.
  3. Listed as Lithacodia mollicula in The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Seitz , Vol 3 pg 279.
  4. Lithacodia blandula The Macrolepidoptera of the World, Seitz , Suppl. 3, Pg 207 & Fig 23a.
  5. Bryophilina mollicula, Moths of Nepal part 2 , Pl 43/46.
  6. Moths of Japan, Vol. 2. Pl. 198/1-2.
  7. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2013. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuoidea Part 2: Addendum to Vol. 3, Part 1, Families Erebidae, Nolidae, Euteliidae, Noctuidae and Checklist. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 625 pp. Plate 18, Figs 27-28.
  8. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=1143395
  9. https://www.zin.ru/collections/Lepidoptera/specimen_en.html?Catalog_UID=1345391981010723
  10. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1245533-Chorsia-mollicula

[All links accessed on 5 Nov 2023]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chorsia mollicula (Graeser, [1889]) – . 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/chorsia-mollicula, accessed 2024/07/12.