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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Glyphodes

Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Glyphodes orbiferalis Hampson, 1896
Glyphodes orbiferalis OD at Hampson Vol 4, pg 360, # 5052.
Also at MON 142/17.   
Glyphodes orbiferalis differs from prothymalis as below
FW being shorter and broader and less produced at apex in prothymalis, more apex more produced in orbiferalis; white hyaline post-medial patch is triangular in prothymalis and outwardly rounded and quadrate in orbiferalis; HW with white marginal band and cilia in prothymalis, HW with black marginal line and white cilia in orbiferalis
  1. Glyphodes prothymalis. Swinhoe (1892). New species of Heterocera from the Khasia Hills. Part II. The Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. Pp. 1-20.Pg 19, Pl 1, Fig 15. 
  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.359, # 5051. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892. 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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