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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Pygospila

Pygospila tyres (Cramer, [1780]) – Spotted Grass Moth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Chhattisgarh
Delhi
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Nagaland
Odisha
Punjab
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Pygospila Guenée, 1854 species known from India
Pygospila costiflexalis Guenée, 1854. W. &. S. India; Sri Lanka.
Pygospila cuprealis Swinhoe, 1892. NE India; Myanmar. 
Pygospila tyres (Cramer, [1780]). Indian subcontinent.

References:
  1. OD: Phalaena tyres Cramer, [1780]. Uitl. Kapellen. 3 (22): Pl. 263, f. C. Plate at https://archive.org/details/CUbiodiversity1277042-9599/page/PL.+CCLXIII/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 126/14.
  3. http://www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/pygospila%20tyres.html
  4. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/tyres.html

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Anonymous. 2021. Pygospila tyres (Cramer, [1780]) – Spotted Grass Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355183/Pygospila-tyres
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