Syllepte picalis (Hampson, 1898) -

Taxonomic Information

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).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
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Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11
  1. OD: Sylepta picalis Hampson, 1898. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. TL: Khasi Hill, Meghalaya. pg. 719–720,pl. 49, fig. 14. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen98scie/page/719/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen98scie/page/n901/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1903. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 15: 216, pl. 100 fig. 9. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18581#page/260/mode/1up. With identical text and illustration as OD.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Syllepte picalis (Hampson, 1898) – . 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/syllepte-picalis, accessed 2024/04/22.