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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Pyraustinae > Portentomorphini > Hyalobathra

Hyalobathra miniosalis (Guenée, 1854)

This species has a wide range in the Australasian region and a variety of colour forms, ranging from bright crimson to duller yellowish-brown to much paler yellow. This might be a species complex, or just colour forms. Needs further investigation.
Indian and global distribution:
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All states
Similiar species:
Hyalobathra Meyrick, 1885 species known from Indian subcontinent
Hyalobathra archeleuca Meyrick, 1885. Myanmar. 
Hyalobathra aequalis (Lederer, 1863). India; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Hyalobathra coenostolalis (Snellen, 1890). Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Nilgriris; Nepal. 
Hyalobathra illectalis (Walker, 1859). Uttarakhand, NE India; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Hyalobathra miniosalis (Guenée, 1854). India; Sri Lanka; Myanmar.
Hyalobathra opheltesalis (Walker, 1859). N. India, Nilgiris. 
Hyalobathra phoenicozona (Hampson, 1896). NE India. 
Hyaloplaga pulchralis Moore, 1867. Sikkim.  
  1. OD: Ebulea miniosalis Guenée, 1854. Delt. And Pyr.: 362. Text at
  2. Ebulea europsalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 18: 749. Text at
  3. 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. 389, # 5111 as Isocentris miniosalis.
  4. Sutrisno, H. and Horak, M., 2003. Revision of the Australian species of Hyalobathra Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) based on adult morphology and with description of a new species. Australian Journal of Entomology, 42(3), pp.233-248.




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Anonymous. 2021. Hyalobathra miniosalis (Guenée, 1854). 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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