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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Pyraustinae > Portentomorphini > Hyalobathra

Hyalobathra illectalis (Walker, 1859)

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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.  

Based on Hampson (1894), H. opheltesalis is separated from H. illectalis as under:
Hyalobathra illectalis is more fulvous, while opheltesalis is orange-yellow. Hyalobathra illectalis has a minutely waved submarginal line, which is obscure on opheltesalisHyalobathra illectalis has a black discocellular line which opheltesalis lacks. 
  1. Botys illectalis Walker, 1859. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum 18:658. TL: Sri Lanka. Text at 
  2. Botys niveicilialis Snellen, [1880]; Midden-Sumatra, 4 (8): 64 
  3. Botys albofimbrialis Snellen, 1883; Tijdschr. Ent. 26: 128. 
  4. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 387, # 5110 as Isocentris illectalis

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Anonymous. 2021. Hyalobathra illectalis (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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