Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892 -

Taxonomic Information

Glyphodes Guenée, 1854 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
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 cupripennalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes dysallactalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes ernalis Swinhoe, 1894. India.
Glyphodes lacustralis Moore, 1867. India.  (Verification needed)
Glyphodes microta Meyrick, 1890. Sri Lanka.
Glyphodes minimalis Hampson, 1896. Sri Lanka.
Glyphodes negatalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; India.
Glyphodes naralis Felder, Felder & Rogenhofer, [1875]. India: Sikkim. 
Glyphodes nilgirica Hampson, 1896. India: Nilgiris.
Glyphodes onychinalis (Guenée, 1854). Sri Lanka; India.
Glyphodes orbiferalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892. India: Meghalaya.
Glyphodes pulverulentalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar; India: Assam.
Glyphodes proximalis Snellen, 1899. India.
Glyphodes pyloalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India.
Glyphodes vertumnalis (Guenée, 1854). India.
Glyphodes westermani Snellen, 1877. Bhutan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
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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  1. Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892. New species of Heterocera from the Khasia Hills. Part II. The Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. Pp. 1-20.Pg 19, Pl 1, Fig 15. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14679431#page/55/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.359, # 5051. 
  3. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 33. 

 

Other Notes

Glyphodes orbiferalis  Hampson, 1896 differs from prothymalis as below 
FW being shorter and broader and less produced at apex in prothymalis, more apex more produced in orbiferalis; white hyaline post-medial patch is triangular in prothymalis and outwardly rounded and quadrate in orbiferalis; HW with white marginal band and cilia in prothymalis, HW with black marginal line and white cilia in orbiferalis

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892 – . 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/glyphodes-prothymalis, accessed 2024/03/05.