Cnaphalocrocis rutilalis (Walker, [1859]) -

Taxonomic Information

Cnaphalocrocis Lederer, 1863 species known from India.  
Cnaphalocrocis bilinealis (Hampson, 1891) (Dolichosticha)
Cnaphalocrocis euryterminalis (Hampson, 1917) ((Marasmia)
Cnaphalocrocis latimarginalis (Hampson, 1891) (Dolichosticha)
Cnaphalocrocis mimica (Warren, [1896])( Lasiacme)

Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée, 1854) (Salbia) . 
Cnaphalocrocis patnalis (Bradley, 1981) (Marasmia)
Cnaphalocrocis rutilalis (Walker, [1859]) (Botys). Previously considered a junior synonym of Cnaphalocrocis medinalis
Cnaphalocrocis trebiusalis (Walker, 1859) (Botys)

Cnaphalocrocis poeyalis (Boisduval, 1833) (Botys) and Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis (Guenée, 1854) (Salbia) both now listed as 
Marasmia trapezalis (Guenée, 1854) and Marasmia poeyalis(Boisduval, 1833) based on Nuss et al. (2022).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh21
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh321
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi2
Goa
Gujarat122
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra141
Manipur
Meghalaya111
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga113
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1121
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11153
West Bengal12
Total1243222131763
  1. OD: Botys rutilalis Walker, 1859. Cat. Lep. 18: 665 Walker, F. (1859d [May 10]) Pyralides, In; List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. Ser. 4, 18: 509-798. 
  2. http://www.pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?rutialis [accessed 22 July 2020]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnaphalocrocis rutilalis (Walker, [1859]) – . 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/cnaphalocrocis-rutilalis, accessed 2024/03/03.