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Chabula acamasalis Walker, [1859]; PED 14


  • Taxonomy


    The holotype of Zebronia acamasalis Walker, 1859: 970, is from Hindustan [Pakistan] It is the TS of Chabula Moore [1886] 1884-7. Comb. rev. to Chabula (Shaffer et al., 1996).

    Syn. accamasalis Subs. Misspel. (Herring 1901: 281);

    syn. Zebronia perspicualis Walker [1866] 1865: 1347. TL S. Hindustan;

    syn. Botys flexissimalis Walker, [1866] 1865: 1426. TL Java;

    syn. Heterocnephes strangulalis Snellen, 1880: 224 & Snellen, 1884, Pl. 3 fig. 1. TL Sulawesi (Maros).The male type is lost.

    Although being very distinctive, the small purple-grey, black and white morphotypes of this group have been variously placed in and Bocchoris, Chabula and Glyphodes until Shaffer et al. (1996) resurrected Chabula from syn. with Bocchoris Moore [1886] 1884-7: 272.

  • Description


    Wing Length: 9mm. This purple-grey and black and white sp. is readily distinguished by its complex patterning.

  • Distribution & Habitat


    Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, Burma, Sabah, Brunei, Indonesia (Java, Sulawesi), Taiwan, China (Hong Kong), Japan, Australia. Lowland forest.

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  • References


    Herring, E.M. (1901b) Eubersicht der Sumatra-Pyralidae, Stett. Entomol. Zeit., 62 (6-12): 219-348, pls. 3,4.

    Snellen, P. C. T., (1880) Nieuwe Pyraliden op het eiland Celebes gevonden door Mr. M. C. Piepers. Tijdschr. v. Ent., 23: 198-250.

    Snellen, P. C. T. (1884) Lepidoptera van Celebes verzameld door M. C. Piepers, met aanteekeningen en beschrijving der nieuwe soorten. Tijdschr. v. Ent., 27: 35-54, pl. 3-5.

    Walker, F. (1859e) Pyralides, In; List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. Ser. 4, 19: 799-1036.

    Walker ([1866 Jan 13]1865) List Spec Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. 34, (Suppl. 4): 1121-1533.

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KEY TO TABS
(1) Taxonomy, (2) Description, (3) Distribution & Habitat, (4) Life History & Pest Status, (5) Similar spp., (6) Unrelated Look-alikes, (7) References, (8) Genitalia, (9) DNA Barcode, (10) 3D Imaging, (11) Spare