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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Spilomelini > Cnaphalocrocis

Cnaphalocrocis rutilalis (Walker, [1859])

Previously considered a junior synonym of Cnaphalocrocis medinalis
Indian and global distribution:
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Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Similiar species:

Cnaphalocrocis medinalis is a similar species.

Key for separation from Cnaphalocrocis medinalis  Presence of kink in FW post-medial, and curved ante-medial line near costa, FW in C. rutilalis. Lack of scales on male on FW in C. rutilalis.

See a handy link below for comparison of various species of Cnaphalocrocis.  

https://www.facebook.com/groups/927116764299160/permalink/1208956656115168/

References:
  1. OD: Botys rutilalis Walker, 1859. Cat. Lep. 18: 665 Walker, F. (1859d [May 10]) Pyralides, In; List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. Ser. 4, 18: 509-798. 
  2. http://www.pyralidsofborneo.org/index.php?rutialis [accessed 22 July 2020]

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Anonymous. 2021. Cnaphalocrocis rutilalis (Walker, [1859]). 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/357246/Cnaphalocrocis-rutilalis
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