Botyodes asialis Guenée, 1854 -

Taxonomic Information

Botyodes Guenée, 1854 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 

Botyodes asialis Guenée, 1854. Bangaladesh; India: Central and East India. 
Botyodes diniasalis (Walker, 1859). Himalaya. 
Botyodes fraterna Moore, 1888. India: Darjeeling, West Bengal. 
Botyodes principalis Leech, 1889. India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya. 
Botyodes rufalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra611
Manipur
Meghalaya23
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1131
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal2
Total1132211953

Botyodes asialis Guenée, 1854: Casearia tomentosa, Casearia graveolens, Casearia vareca (Salicaceae),Diospyros melanoxylon (Ebenaceae), Ehretia laevis (Boraginaceae),Glycosmis pentaphylla (Rutaceae), Premna mollissima (Lamiaceae), Tabernaemontana alternifolia (Apocynaceae), Urena lobata (Malvaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010). 

  1. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Pyralidae. Pg. 325-326, #4948
  2. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.  Plate 32, no 18.
  3. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713. No. 18. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Botyodes asialis Guenée, 1854 – . 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/botyodes-asialis, accessed 2024/05/23.