Polythlipta inconspicua (Moore, 1888) -

Taxonomic Information

Polythlipta Lederer, 1863 species known from India. 
Polythlipta cerealis Lederer, 1863. India: Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh.   
Polythlipta distorta Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Tamil Nadu (?), Kerala (?). 
Polythlipta divaricata Moore, 1885. India: Nagaland, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka. 
Polythlipta euroalis Swinhoe, 1889. India: NE India, Assam (Sivasagar), West Bengal. 
Polythlipta inconspicua Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Meghalaya. 
Polythlipta liquidalis Leech, 1889. 
Polythlipta macralis Lederer, 1863. 
Polythlipta ossealis Lederer, 1863. India: Assam, Sikkim, Meghalaya; Bhutan. 
Polythlipta peragrata Moore, 1888. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Polythlipta rivulalis (Snellen, 1890). India: Sikkim. 
Polythlipta vagalis Walker, 1866. India: West Bengal (Darjeeling). 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Polythlipta inconspicua -


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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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
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  1. Botyodes inconspicua Moore, 1888. Descriptions of new Indian lepidopterous Insects from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson 3. Pg 220. Text at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/26805#page/238/mode/1up
  2. 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. 367, #5068. 
  3. Rose, H. S. & J. Singh. Further studies on the Indian species of genus Polythlipta Lederre (Pyraustinae: Pyralidae: Lepidoptera). Department of Zoology, Patiala University. Pg. 53-58.   
 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Polythlipta inconspicua (Moore, 1888) – . 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/polythlipta-inconspicua, accessed 2024/06/14.