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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Schoenobiinae > Scirpophaga

Scirpophaga spp.

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Scirpophaga Treitschke‎, 1832‎ species known from the Indian subcontinent (based on Lewvanich, 1981)
Scirpophaga auristrigella
 (Hampson, 1896). Bhutan; India: Sikkim, Khasis, Meghalaya, Assam. 
Scirpophaga aurivena (Hampson, 1903). India: Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Scirpophaga brunnealis (Hampson, 1919). Nepal; Mayanmar. 
Scirpophaga excerptalis (Walker, 1863). Pakistan; Nepal; Bangladesh; India: North India. 
Scirpophaga flavidorsalis (Hampson, 1919). Bhutan. 
Scirpophaga fusciflua Hampson, 1893. Sri Lanka; Nepal; India: North India. 
Scirpophaga gilviberbis Zeller, 1863. Myanmar; India: Kolkata, West Bengal. 
Scirpophaga incertulas (Walker, 1863) – Yellow Stem Borer. India. 
Scirpophaga khasis Lewvanich, 1981. India: Khasis, Meghalaya. 
Scirpophaga lineata (Butler, 1879). Nepal; Sri Lanka; Bangladesh; Myanmar; India: NE India. 
Scirpophaga magnella de Joannis, 1929. Pakistan; Nepal; India: North India. 
Scirpophaga nivella (Fabricius, 1794). Nepal; Bangladesh: Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Kolkata, West Bengal, Andaman Islands. 
Scirpophaga virginia Schultze, 1908. Sri Lanka; Bangladesh. 
Scirpophaga whalleyi Lewvanich, 1981. Sri Lanka; India: Kolkata, West Bengal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 
Scirpophaga xanthogastrella (Walker, 1863). Sri Lanka; Nepal; India.
  1. Lewvanich, A. 1981. A revision of the Old World species of Scirpophaga (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent) 42 (4) : 185-298. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Scirpophaga spp. . 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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