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Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Madhya Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
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 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.
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  2. Glyphodes diurnalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 8: 294.
  3. Glyphodes parvalis Walker, [1866]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 34: 1355. Text at
  4. 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. 358, # 5046. 
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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Glyphodes

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Anonymous. 2022. Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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