Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821) -

Taxonomic Information

Glyphodes Guenée, 1854 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Glyphodes actorionalis Walker, 1859. India. 
Glyphodes badialis (Walker, 1859). India: Arunachal Pradesh. Provisionally identified. 
Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821). India.
Glyphodes bivitralis Guenée, 1854. India.
Glyphodes caesalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India: Mainland India, Andamans.
Glyphodes callizona (Meyrick, 1894). Myanmar.
Glyphodes canthusalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; India: Mainland India, Andaman Islands.
Glyphodes chilka Moore, 1888. India: Bengal.
Glyphodes crithealis (Walker, 1859). India: Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 
Glyphodes cupripennalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes dysallactalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar.
Glyphodes ernalis Swinhoe, 1894. India.
Glyphodes lacustralis Moore, 1867. India: West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Glyphodes microta Meyrick, 1890. Sri Lanka.
Glyphodes minimalis Hampson, 1896. S. India; Sri Lanka.
Glyphodes negatalis (Walker, 1859). Sri Lanka; India.
Glyphodes naralis Felder, Felder & Rogenhofer, [1875]. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal. 
Glyphodes nilgirica Hampson, 1896. India: Nilgiris.
Glyphodes orbiferalis Hampson, 1896. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nagaland; Myanmar.
Glyphodes prothymalis Swinhoe, 1892. India: Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh.
Glyphodes pulverulentalis Hampson, 1896. Myanmar; India: Assam.
Glyphodes proximalis Snellen, 1899. India: Arunachal Pradesh.
Glyphodes pyloalis Walker, 1859. Sri Lanka; Myanmar; India.
Glyphodes stolalis Guenée, 1854. India. 
Glyphodes vertumnalis (Guenée, 1854). India.
Glyphodes westermani Snellen, 1877. Bhutan.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh1141
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala11111
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Paschimbanga132
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal
Total211392452

Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821): Alstonia scholaris, Carissa carandas (Apocynaceae), Artocarpus integer, Ficus benghalensis (Moraceae), Desmodium oojeinense (Fabaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. Botis bicolor Swainson, 1821. Zool. Illustr. (1) 2: pl. 77, f. 2. Plate at https://archive.org/details/zoologicalillust02swai/page/n71/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Glyphodes diurnalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 8: 294.
  3. Glyphodes parvalis Walker, [1866]. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 34: 1355. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso3334brit/page/1355/mode/1up?view=theater
  4. 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. 358, # 5046. 
  5. Goff, R. African Moths. http://www.africanmoths.com/pages/CRAMBIDAE/SPILOMELINAE/glyphodes%20bicolor.html [accessed 25 November 2016]
  6. jpmoth.org. Digital Moths of Asia. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/50_PYRALOIDEA/Crambidae/63.9_Pyraustinae/Glyphodes/Glyphodes%20bicolor/Glyphodes%20bicolor.htm [accessed 25 November 2016]
  7. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=273234 [accessed 25 November 2016]
  8. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/spil/bicolor.html

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Glyphodes bicolor (Swainson, 1821) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/glyphodes-bicolor, accessed 2024/04/21.