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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Acentropinae > Parapoynx

Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880 – Hydrilla Leafcutter 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
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Parapoynx Hübner, [1825] species known from the Indian subcontinent
 
Parapoynx affinialis Guenée, 1854. India.
Parapoynx andreusialis (Hampson, 1912). Nilgiris.
Parapoynx bilinealis (Snellen, 1876). Punjab
Parapoynx crisonalis (Walker, 1859). India; Sri Lanka.
Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880. India. 
Parapoynx fluctuosalis (Zeller, 1852). India.
Parapoynx fusalis (Hampson, 1896). Naga Hills. 
Parapoynx fuscicostalis (Hampson, 1896). West Bengal.
Parapoynx gangeticalis Lederer, 1863. India?
Parapoynx leucostola (Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Parapoynx stagnalis (Zeller, 1852). India.
Parapoynx votalis (Walker, 1859). West Bengal, Karmataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra; Sri Lanka.
References:
  1. OD: Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880; Tijdschr. Ent. 23: 242. Text at https://archive.org/stream/tijdschriftvoore23187980nede#page/242/mode/1up
  2. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=121975 [accessed 03 October 2018]
  3. http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/parapoynx_diminutalis.htm [accessed 03 October 2018]
  4. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg 193, # 4638 as Nymphula diminutalis.
  5. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acen/diminutalis.html


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Anonymous. 2021. Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen, 1880 – Hydrilla Leafcutter 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/356509/Parapoynx-diminutalis
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