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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Cydalima

Cydalima laticostalis (Guenée, 1854)

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
Assam
Gujarat
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Nagaland
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Similar genera
Palpita sp.
and Stemorrhages sp. The forewing brown costal bar in Cydalima laticostalis extends into the cell and the bar and cell forms a little white nick. Thorax collar and head brown.


Similar species
Cydalima conchylalis is a junior synonym ofCydalima laticostalis basis Mally, R. & . N. Mathias. 2010. Phylogeny and nomenclature of the box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) comb. n., which was recently introduced into Europe (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Spilomelinae). European Journal of Entomology.  107: 393–400.  http://globiz.pyraloidea.org confirms this position.  
 
Cydalima capriniodes  OD: Hampson, G. F. 1912. The Moths of India. Supplementary paper to the Volumes in ”The Fauna of British India” Series IV, Part V. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. Volume 21, No. 3, Pg 1268-1269. The description matches Cydalima laticostalis, hence there is a need to investigate the taxonomic status of this species by examination of the type specimens. 


References:
  1. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/50_PYRALOIDEA/Crambidae/63.9_Pyraustinae/Cydalima/Cydalima%20laticostalis/Cydalima%20laticostalis.htm [accessed 13 January 2016]
  2. 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. Image 23.
  3. inaturalist.org. iNaturalist.org web application at http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/193651 [accessed 13 January 2016]
  4. Nuss, M., B. Landry, R. Mally, F. Vegliante, A. Tränkner, F. Bauer, J. Hayden, A. Segerer, R. Schouten, H. Li, T. Trofimova, M. A. Solis, J. De Prins & W. Speidel. 2003–2015. Global Information System on Pyraloidea. -
  5. www.pyraloidea.org [accessed 13 January 2016]
  6. Wikipedia contributors. Cydalima laticostalis [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; 2015 Sep 13, 19:31 UTC [cited 2016 Jan 13]. Available from: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cydalima_laticostalis&oldid=680877607.
  7. OD: Margarodes laticostalis Guenée, 1854; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 8: 303 at http://archive.org/stream/histoirenaturell08bois#page/303/mode/1up

  8.  http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/laticostalis.html

  9. Mally, R. & . N. Mathias. 2010. Phylogeny and nomenclature of the box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis (Walker, 1859) comb. n., which was recently introduced into Europe (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Spilomelinae). European Journal of Entomology.  107: 393–400. 
  10. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.  Pg. 346, # 5008 as Glyphodes laticostalis.  

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Anonymous. 2021. Cydalima laticostalis (Guenée, 1854). 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/355555/Cydalima-laticostalis
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