Chabula acamasalis (Walker, 1859) -

Taxonomic Information

Chabula Moore, [1886] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Chabula acamasalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; Myanmar; (Hindustan) India.
Chabula telphusalis (Walker, 1859). India: Sikkim, Meghalaya (Khasi Hills), Nicobar Island, Assam, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh.
Chabula trivitralis (Swinhoe, 1895). Indian: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills, Shillong).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species: Chabula telphusalis Walker, [1859]
Chabula telphusalis is separated from Chabula acamasalis as the patch before the post-medial line on FW is more reniform and does not touch costa, pale patches beyond postmedial on FW & HW, near the tornus, are obsolete.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi11
Goa
Gujarat221
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total234232
  1. OD: Chabula Moore, [1886]. Lepid. Ceylon 3 (3): 317; TS: Zebronia acamasalis Walker.
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 284, # 4835 as Bocchoris acamasalis
  3. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2814.8.5.8756-8776. Image 211.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=329128.  [accessed 15 November 2017]
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/acamasalis.html.  [accessed 15 November 2017]

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Chabula acamasalis (Walker, 1859) – . 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/chabula-acamasalis, accessed 2024/04/16.