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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Glyphodes

Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892

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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
References:
  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. https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14679431#page/55/mode/1up. 
  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. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356820/Glyphodes-prothymalis
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