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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Spilomelinae incertae sedis > Syllepte

Syllepte sellalis (Guenée, 1854)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Syllepte Hübner, 1823  species known from the Indian subcontinent (Nuss et al 2022). 
Syllepte adductalis (Walker, 1859) (Botys). Sri Lanka.
Syllepte agraphalis Hampson, 1912. Bhutan; India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Syllepte bipartalis Hampson, 1899. Indonesia (Laut: TL); India: Karnataka.
Syllepte carbatinalis (Swinhoe, 1890) (Pramadea). Myanmar (TL). 
Syllepte chalybifascia Hampson, 1896. India: Nagaland.
Syllepte cometa (Warren, 1896) (Haliotigris). Inida: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL), Arunachal Pradesh.
Syllepte denticulata (Moore, 1888). (Pramadea). NE India. 
Syllepte eriopisalis (Walker, 1859) (Botys). India: Cherrapunji, Meghalaya.
Syllepte lactiguttalis (Warren, 1896) (Arthriobasis). India: Assam; Myanmar. 
Syllepte leopardalis (Moore, 1888) (Botyodes). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Syllepte microsema Hampson, 1912. Sri Lanka.
Syllepte nigriflava Swinhoe, 1894. India: Cherrapunji, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya (TL).
Syllepte nigriscriptalis (Warren, 1896) (Notarcha). India: Assam. 
Syllepte ochrotichroa Hampson, 1918. India: Assam, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Syllepte ogoalis (Walker, 1859) (Botys). Sri Lanka.
Syllepte picalis (Hampson, 1898) (Sylepta). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills: TL), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Syllepte paucistrialis (Warren, 1896)(Cyclarcha). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Syllepte pseudovialis Hampson, 1912. Bhutan; Sri Lanka; India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, Sikkim.
Syllepte ridopalis (Swinhoe, 1892) (Coptobasis). Assam; Myanmar.
Syllepte gastralis (Walker, [1866]) (Glyphodes). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal (TL).
Syllepte straminalis (Guenée, 1854) (Salbia). India: “Coromandel”, Tamil Nadu (TL). 
Syllepte sellalis (Guenée, 1854) (Botys). India; Bangladesh (TL: Sylhet). 
Syllepte seminigralis (Warren, 1896) (Polycorys). India: Khasis, Meghalaya (TL).
Syllepte semivialis (Moore, 1888) (Patania). India: Darjeeling, West Bengal (TL).
Syllepte syngonias Meyrick, 1939. Myanmar (TL).
Syllepte venustalis Swinhoe, 1894. India: Shillong, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya (TL).
  1. OD: Botys sellalis Guenée, 1854. Delt. & Pyr. Pg. 330. TL: Sylhet. Text at (in French). 
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 332, # 4964. 
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (Insecta : Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate 16/28. 
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572.Pl 1/23. Incorrectly identified as Patania verecunda
  6. confirms placement as Syllepte sellalis

Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Spilomelinae incertae sedis > Syllepte

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Anonymous. 2022. Syllepte sellalis (Guenée, 1854). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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