Calindoea comparalis (Warren, 1908) -

Taxonomic Information

Calindoea Walker, 1863 species known from India and Nepal. 
Calindoea argentalis Walker, [1866]. NE Himalaya. 
Calindoea atripunctalis Walker, [1866]. India: Assam; Sri Lanka; Myanmar. 
Calindoea anticalis Walker, [1866]. India: Bengal, Andaman Is.; Myanmar. 
Calindoea comparalis (Warren, 1908). India: TL: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Calindoea polygraphalis Walker,  [1866]. India: Andaman & Nicobar Is.; Sri Lanka. 
Calindoea trifascialis Moore, 1877. TL: S. Andamans. Maybe a synonym of Calindoea anticalis Walker, [1866]. 
Calindoea tetraonalis Moore, 1877. TL: S. Andamans. Maybe a synonym of Calindoea anticalis Walker, [1866]. 

Uncertain status-
Calindoea mollicellalis (Swinhoe, 1905). India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills); Nepal. 
Calindoea fasciata (Moore).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Calindoea comparalis -


Similar species: Calindoea atripunctalis Walker, [1866]. Calindoea comparalis (Warren, 1908) is similar to C. atripunctalis but in the triangular pale blotch near the FW apex on the costa in C. comparalis there is a single small half-spot whereas in C. atripunctalis are two more distinct dark half-spots and the red-brown coloration on the Up HW is more constricted and clearly defined

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
  1. OD: Brixia comparalis Warren, 1908. Nov. Zool., 15, p. 329. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/21970#page/349/mode/1up
  2. Seitz, A. (Ed.). 1932. Macro. Lep. World. Vol. 10, pg. 95. 
  3. http://www.pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?calindoea-comparalis-warren
 Note: Provisionally identified as there are minor discrepancies from the original description and notes in Pyralids of Broneo. Moreover, the OD of this species is from Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, while this individual (cm931-933) is from Chhatisgarh; hence might represent a different, though similar species to comparalis

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Calindoea comparalis (Warren, 1908) – . 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/calindoea-comparalis, accessed 2024/04/14.