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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Herpetogrammatini > Herpetogramma

Herpetogramma licarsisalis 

(Walker, 1859)

Herpetogramma phaeopteralis 
and Herpetogramma licarsisalis are best separated using external morphology, genitalia and molecular data. 
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
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Similiar species:
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis 
Guenée, 1854
MON Pl. 142/26
Hampson, FBI, Vol. 4, pg. 402. Differs from licarsisalis in being usually slightly darker, with a slight purplish suffusion, and the discocellular spot of fore wing more prominent. 
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/330489-Herpetogramma-phaeopteralis

 

References:
  1. Botys licarsisalis Walker, 1859; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 18: 686. TL: Borneo. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimenso1618brit#page/686/mode/1up
  2. http://www.lepiforum.de/lepiwiki.pl?Herpetogramma_Licarsisalis [accessed 08 September 2020]
  3. https://www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/herpetogramma%20licarsisalis.html
  4. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/licarsisalis.html
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/243911-Herpetogramma-licarsisalis
  6. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1995. Moths of Nepal. Part 4. TINEA. Vol. 14 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 127/1.
  7. 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. 402. As Pachyzancla licarsisalis.
  8. Park, B.S., Qi, M.J., Na, S.M., Lee, D.J., Kim, J.W. and Bae, Y.S., 2016. Two newly recorded species of the genus Herpetogramma (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) in Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, 9(2), pp.230-233. Fig. 1. 

 

 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Herpetogramma licarsisalis 

(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/357348/Herpetogramma-licarsisalis
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