Cnaphalocrocis spp. Lederer, 1863 -

Taxonomic Information

Cnaphalocrocis Lederer, 1863 species known from India.  
Cnaphalocrocis bilinealis (Hampson, 1891) (Dolichosticha)
Cnaphalocrocis euryterminalis (Hampson, 1917) ((Marasmia)
Cnaphalocrocis latimarginalis (Hampson, 1891) (Dolichosticha)
Cnaphalocrocis mimica (Warren, [1896])( Lasiacme)

Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Guenée, 1854) (Salbia) . 
Cnaphalocrocis patnalis (Bradley, 1981) (Marasmia)
Cnaphalocrocis rutilalis (Walker, [1859]) (Botys). Previously considered a junior synonym of Cnaphalocrocis medinalis. ​​​​​​​
Cnaphalocrocis trebiusalis (Walker, 1859) (Botys)

Cnaphalocrocis poeyalis (Boisduval, 1833) (Botys) and Cnaphalocrocis trapezalis (Guenée, 1854) (Salbia) both now listed as 
Marasmia trapezalis (Guenée, 1854) and Marasmia poeyalis(Boisduval, 1833) based on Nuss et al. (2022).

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cnaphalocrocis spp. -


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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka11
Kerala132
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total23211111

Cnaphalocrocis spp. : Saccharum officinarum, Eleusine coracana, Cenchrus americanus, Setaria italica, Echinochloa crus-galli, Eleusine indica, Leersia hexandra, Oryza sativa, Paspalum conjugatum, Sorghum bicolor, Zea mays (Poaceae),  Cyperus difformis (Cyperaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010)

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cnaphalocrocis spp. Lederer, 1863 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/cnaphalocrocis-spp, accessed 2024/06/17.