Bocchoris inspersalis (Zeller, 1852) - Dotted Sable

Taxonomic Information

Bocchoris Moore, 1885 species known from India.
Bocchoris albinalis Hampson, 1912. India.
Bocchoris ciliata (Swinhoe, 1894). India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Bocchoris inspersalis (Zeller, 1852) – Dotted Sable. Bhutan; India.
Bocchoris pusaensis (Bhattacherjee, 1973). India: Pusa, Bihar.
Bocchoris telphusalis (Walker, 1859). India.
Bocchoris trimaculalis (Snellen, 1880). Myanmar; India.
Bocchoris trivitralis C. Swinhoe, 1895. Sri Lanka; India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Similar species: Bocchoris ciliata (Swinhoe, 1894) has large medial white spot from below costa to v.1 on FW and discal patch from subcostals to v.2. (ref: Hampson vol 4, pg 285, # 4839).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala14
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111411

Bocchoris inspersalis (Zeller, 1852) – Dotted Sable: Arachis hypogaea (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. Bocchoris Moore, [1885]; Lepid. Ceylon 3 (2): 271; TS: Botys inspersalis Zeller at http://archive.org/stream/lepidopteraofcey03moor#page/272/mode/1up [accessed 16 July 2018]
  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, # 4838.
  3. http://pyralids.plattenbaukasten.de/index.php?inspersalis [accessed 16 July 2018]
  4. www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/bocchoris_inspersalis.htm
  5. http://www.afromoths.net/species/show/13026 [accessed 16 July 2018]
  6. http://www.jpmoth.org/Crambidae/Pyraustinae/Bocchoris_inspersalis.html [accessed 16 July 2018]


 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Bocchoris inspersalis (Zeller, 1852) – Dotted Sable. 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/bocchoris-inspersalis, accessed 2024/02/29.