Volobilis chloropterella (Hampson, 1896) -

Taxonomic Information

Volobilis Walker, 1863 species known from India, based on Singh et al 2022.
Volobilis biplaga Walker, 1863. India; Sri Lanka.
Volobilis chloropterella (Hampson, 1896). India: Kerala; Sri Lanka (TL); Myanmar. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Volobilis chloropterella -


Similar species: Volobilis biplaga Walker, 1863
Hampson, FBI, Vol. 4, pg. 95, # 44021 as Phyctia biplaga
Roger Kendrick PhD Plate 11/31.
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/202233-Volobilis-biplaga
Volobilis biplaga has a pale oblique ante-medial line and a quadrate costal spot on forewing. 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Phyctia chloropterella Hampson, 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs. Pg. 92, # 4391. For female. 
  2. Inoue, H., S. Sugi, H. Kuroko, S. Moriuti & A. Kawabe. (1982). Moths of Japan. Vol. 2 Tokyo: Kodansha.Pl. 47/50 for male.
  3. Singh, N. ,  R.Ranjan, A. Talukdar, R. Joshi, J. S. Kirti, K. Chandra & R. Mally. 2022. A catalogue of Indian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 5197 (1): 001–423. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5197.1.1
  4. http://www.jpmoth.org/Pyralidae/Phycitinae/Volobilis_chloropterella.html
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volobilis_chloropterella
  6. https://twmoth.tesri.gov.tw/peo/MothQuery?F=Pyralidae&G=Volobilis&S=Volobilis%20chloropterella
  7. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/909376-Volobilis-chloropterella
     

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Volobilis chloropterella (Hampson, 1896) – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/Volobilis-chloropterella, accessed 2024/02/24.