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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Chabula

Chabula acamasalis (Walker, 1859)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
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Similar species: Chabula telphusalis
Chabula telphusalis is separated from Chabula acamasalis as the patch before the post-medial line on FW is more reniform and does not touch costa, pale patches beyond postmedial on FW & HW, near the tornus, are obsolete.
  1. OD: Chabula Moore, [1886]. Lepid. Ceylon 3 (3): 317; TS: Zebronia acamasalis Walker.
  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. 284, # 4835 as Bocchoris acamasalis. 
  3. Sondhi, Y. & S. Sondhi. 2016. A partial checklist of moths (Lepidoptera) of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Devalsari in Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8756–8776; Image 211.
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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Chabula

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Anonymous. 2021. Chabula acamasalis (Walker, 1859). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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