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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Botyodes

Botyodes asialis Guenée, 1854

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Other Botyodes spp. Both forewing and hindwing margins has a broad brown margin. Meroctena tullalis forewing brown margin extends to costa.
References:
  1. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2555.4693-713. No. 18
  2. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Pyralidae. Pg. 325-326, #4948
  3. Robinson, G.S., K.R.Tuck, M. Shaffer & K. Cook. 1994. The Smaller Moths of South-East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.  Plate 32, no 18.

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Vaidya, A. 2021. Botyodes asialis Guenée, 1854. 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/62489/Botyodes-asialis
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