Glyphodes caesalis (Walker, 1859) - Jack Fruit Borer

Taxonomic Information

Glyphodes Guenée, 1854 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Glyphodes actorionalis Walker, 1859. India. 
Glyphodes badialis (Walker, 1859). India: Arunachal Pradesh. Provisionally identified. 
Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821). India.
Glyphodes bivitralis Guenée, 1854. India.
Glyphodes caesalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Mainland India, Andamans.
Glyphodes callizona (Meyrick, 1894). Myanmar.
Glyphodes canthusalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; India: Mainland India, Andaman Islands.
Glyphodes chilka Moore, 1888. India: Bengal.
Glyphodes crithealis (Walker, 1859). India: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Glyphodes cupripennalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes dysallactalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes ernalis Swinhoe, 1894. India.
Glyphodes lacustralis Moore, 1867. India: West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Glyphodes microta Meyrick, 1890. Sri Lanka.
Glyphodes minimalis Hampson, 1896. S. India; Sri Lanka.
Glyphodes negatalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; India.
Glyphodes naralis Felder, Felder & Rogenhofer, [1875]. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal. 
Glyphodes nilgirica Hampson, 1896. India: Nilgiris.
Glyphodes orbiferalis Hampson, 1896. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nagaland; Myanmar.
Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892. India: Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh.
Glyphodes pulverulentalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar; India: Assam.
Glyphodes proximalis Snellen, 1899. India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Glyphodes pyloalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India.
Glyphodes stolalis Guenée, 1854. India. 
Glyphodes vertumnalis (Guenée, 1854). India.
Glyphodes westermani Snellen, 1877. Bhutan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh23
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka2512
Kerala11
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1114
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1111
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal1
Total2453625462

Glyphodes caesalis (Walker, 1859) – Jack Fruit Borer: Artocarpus chama, Artocarpus elasticus, Artocarpus heterophyllus, Artocarpus integer, Artocarpus lacucha, Ficus religiosa (Moraceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Glyphosalis caesalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 17: 499 at http://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso1618brit#page/499/mode/1up [accessed 30 October 2017]
  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 356, # 5040.
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Pl.  14/30
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyphodes_caesalis
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/caesalis.html [accessed 30 October 2017]
  6. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=265678 [accessed 30 October 2017]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Glyphodes caesalis (Walker, 1859) – Jack Fruit Borer. 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/glyphodes-caesalis, accessed 2024/04/14.