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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Hydririni  > Rhectothyris

Rhectothyris gratiosalis (Walker, 1859)

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Rhectothyris rosea (Warren, 1896)  

  • Thysanodesma rosea Warren, 1896; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 17 (98): 142TL: Assam. Text at

  1. Samea gratiosalis Walker,1859. Pyralites.List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London 17: 255–508. Pg. 357. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at
  2. Asopia roridalis Walker, 1859; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 17: 371. Text at
  3. Kirti, J. S. & J. S. Sodhi 2001: A systematic list of Pyraustinae of Northeastern India (Pyralidae: Lepidoptera). Zoos' Print Journal, India 16 (10): 607–614.
  5. 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. 383, # 5098.
  6. [accessed 27 November 2020] for nomenclature as Rhectothyris gratiosalisSamea gratiosalis and Ischnurges gratiosalis are junior synonyms. 

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Anonymous. 2021. Rhectothyris gratiosalis (Walker, 1859). 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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