Daulia afralis Walker, [1859] -

Taxonomic Information

Daulia Walker, [1859] species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Daulia aurantialis Hampson, 1896. India: Naga Hills, Meghalaya. 
Daulia afralis Walker, [1859]. India: Nilgiris, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bhutan, Myanmar. 
Daulia argentuosalis (Swinhoe, 1890). Myanmar. 
Daulia argyrostrotalis Hampson, 1912. Sri Lanka. 

Hampson (1896) listed argentuosalis as a synonym of afralis but Globiz lists them as separate species.

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Daulia afralis -


Similar species: Daulia aurantialis Hampson, 1896 from Nagaland is seen at http://pyralids.plattenbaukasten.de/index.php?daulia and differences from afralis in FBI, Hampson, Vol. 4, pg. 221, # 2701. 
Daulia argyrostrotalis Hampson, 1912. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 21:1262 has brownish-grey forewings.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Daulia afralis Walker, [1859]: Aeginetia indica (Orobanchaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. OD: Daulia afralis Walker, [1859]. Pyralides, In; List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. Ser. 4, 19: 799-1036. Pg. 975. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120012#page/189/mode/1up 
  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. 220, # 4700. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124944#page/252/mode/1up
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (Insecta : Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong.Pl. 17/3. 
  4. Kim, S.S., Bae, Y.S. and Byun, B.K., 2012. Discovery of two unrecorded species of the family Crambidae (Lepidoptera) from Korea. Korean journal of applied entomology, 51(4), pp.439-442. Fig. 1
  5. http://pyralids.plattenbaukasten.de/index.php?afralis 
  6. http://www.jpmoth.org/Crambidae/Pyraustinae/Daulia_afralis.html
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Daulia afralis Walker, [1859] – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/daulia-afralis, accessed 2024/07/19.