Autoba silicula (Swinhoe, 1897) -

Taxonomic Information

Similar species is Eublemma gayneri (Rothschild, 1901)
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/665099-Eublemma-gayneri

http://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Eublemma_Gayneri [accessed 24 July 2021]

https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/EREBIDAE/BOLETOBIINAE/eublemma%20gayneri.htm.

All the markings on the African site, seem to show that the postmedial line in E. gayneri is oblique and straight from dorsum, then angled acutely to costa. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Autoba silicula -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal
Total3132
Autoba silicula (Swinhoe, 1897): Albizia lebbeck, Vachellia nilotica, Butea monosperma (Fabaceae), Alcea rosea, Gossypium (Malvaceae), Amaranthus, Suaeda maritima (Amaranthaceae), Sorghum bicolor, Cenchrus americanus (Poaceae), Dendrophthoe glabrescens (Loranthaceae)?, Lantana camara, Nyctanthes arbor-tristis (Lamiaceae), Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), Michelia champaca (Magnoliaceae), Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)
  1. Eublemma silicula Swinhoe, 1897. Pg. 167; TL: [Pakistan] Karachi; [India] Hyderabad, Sind; Koni
  2. Autoba silicula saturata Warren, 1913. Gross-Schmett. Erde 11: 225; TL: Queensland
  3. http://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Autoba_Silicula_En [accessed 24 July 2021]
  4. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/780663-Eublemma-silicula
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/silicula.html [accessed 24 July 2021]
  6. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=50464
 Some authors, inlcuding iNaturalist list this as Eublemma silicula

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Autoba silicula (Swinhoe, 1897) – . 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://www.mothsofindia.org/autoba-silicula, accessed 2024/04/19.