Bacotoma violata (Fabricius, 1787) -

Taxonomic Information

Bacotoma Moore, 1885 species known from India

Bacotoma binotalis (Warren, 1896: 177). Myanmar. 
Bacotoma cuprealis (Moore, 1877). India: Port Blair, South Andaman. 
Bacotoma oggalis (Swinhoe, 1906). India: Khasi hills, Meghalaya. 
Bacotoma violata (Fabricius, 1787). India: Tharangambadi, Tamil Nadu.

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
Kerala2
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total22
  1. Phalaena violata Fabricius, 1787. 213. TL: Tharangambadi [Tranquebariae], Tamil Nadu, India. Type in ZMUC. 
  2. Botys abjungalis Walker, 1859. 670. Type locality: Sri Lanka [Ceylon]. Type in NHMUK.
  3. Syngamia abjungalis Walker. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. MothsVol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 281, #4828. 
  4. Yang, Z., Ullah, M., Landry, J.F., Miller, S.E., Rosati, M.E. and Zhang, Y., 2019. Reassessment of the moth genus Bacotoma, with a new species from Hainan Island (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae). Insect Systematics & Evolution, 1(aop), pp.1-24.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Bacotoma violata (Fabricius, 1787) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/bacotoma-violata, accessed 2024/02/29.