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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Glyphodes

Glyphodes caesalis (Walker, 1859) – Jack Fruit Borer

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
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. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. pg 356, # 5040.
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Pl.  14/30
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Anonymous. 2022. Glyphodes caesalis (Walker, 1859) – Jack Fruit Borer. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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