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Telicota Moore, [1881]
Palm Darts
Telicota (Hesperiidae)Moore, [1881]; Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 169 (misidentified original TS Papilio augias Linnaeus), TS: Papilio colon Fabricius
Astychus[sic?] ; [BIR, 478 (Astycus?)]
Telicota (Hesperiinae) ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 73


[sp-1.jpg] 600x400 (~40Kb) India: Arunachal Pradesh, Taley Valley WLS, 12.11.2005, Photo © Kedar Tokekar

The exact identification of this species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.

Larva on Oryza sativa, Saccharum officinarum, Imperata cylindrica, Cocos nucifera, Calamus [BMP]



Telicota anisodesma Lower, 1911
AU. See [About maps] Telicota anisodesma, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]

Larva on Leptaspis banksii?, Flagellaria indica K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)


Telicota ancilla (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)
Queensland. See [About maps] Pamphila ancilla Herrich-Schäffer, 1869; Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 79, no. 59, TL: Rockhampton
Pamphila olivescens Herrich-Schäffer, 1869; Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 79, pl. 3, f. 14
Telicota baudina Evans, 1949
Telicota ancilla, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Telicota ancilla ; [BOW: pl. 189, f. 11 (text)]

Larva on Imperata cylindrica, Paspalum urvillei, Sorghum halepense, S. spp. K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)

T. a. horisha Evans, 1934
Taiwan Telicota ancilla horisha Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (9): 208, TL: Formosa
Telicota ancilla horsha[sic?] ; [MRS, 743]
T. a. santa Evans, 1934
Borneo ancilla santa Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (10): 231

Telicota augias (Linnaeus, 1763)
Ceylon, India, Burma, AU. See [About maps] Pale Palm Dart
Papilio augias Linnaeus, 1763; Amoenitates Acad., 6: 410
Pamphila krefftii Macleay, 1866; Proc. Ent. Soc. N.S.W 1 : liv, TL: Cap York
Telicota argilus Waterhouse, 1933
Telicota augias, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
kreffti ; Masters, 1873, (missp.)
Telicota augias ; Rothschild, 1915, Novit. Zool. 22 (3): 402; [BOW: pl. 189, f. 9]; [MRS, 742]

Larva on Oryza sativa K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)

Telicota augias augias ; [BMP: 383, pl. 59, f. 46-48]

Telicota brachydesma Lower, 1908
AU. See [About maps] Telicota brachydesma, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]

Larva on Leptaspis banksii K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)


Telicota eurotas (C. Felder, 1860)
AU. See [About maps] Pamphila eurotas C. Felder, 1860
Telicota laconia Waterhouse, 1937
Telicota eurotas, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]

Larva on Scleria polycarpa K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)

T. e. eurychlora Lower, 1908
Telicota eurychlora ;

Telicota colon (Fabricius, 1775)
AU. See [About maps] Common Palm Dart
Papilio colon Fabricius, 1775; Syst. Ent.: 531, no. 376, TL: India
Telicota colon, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Telicota colon ; [MRS, 742]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 73

Larva on (reared on) Sorghum verticilliflorum K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140), Chrysopogon, Imperata, Microstegium, Miscanthus, Ophiurus, Oryza, Phragmites, Pennisetum, Saccharum, Setaria, Zizania Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 73

T. c. argeus (Plötz, 1883)
Australia, Lesser Sunda Is. Hesperia argeus Plötz, 1883
Telicota argeus ;
Telicota colon argeus ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 73

Larva on Miscanthus sinensis var. strictus Dunn, 1995, Victorian Ent. 25 (5): -

T. c. elsa Evans, 1934
Papua colon elsa Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (9): 207, TL: Papua
T. c. vaja Corbet, 1942
Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Is., Palawan, Philippines, Sulawesi Telicota vaja Corbet, 1942; Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (B) 11 (6): 94
Telicota colon vaja ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 73
T. c. stinga Evans, 1949
N.Vietnam Telicota stinga Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 392, TL: Malacca, Malaysia
Telicota colon stinga ; [MRS, 742]; [BMP: 384, pl. 59, f. 44-45]
T. c. vega Evans, 1949

Telicota angiana Evans, 1934
mamba Evans, 1949²

Telicota melanion (Mabille, 1878)
Telicota dhamika Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 31, TL: Waigiu

Telicota sadra Evans, 1949

Telicota sadrella Parsons, 1986
New Guinea. See [About maps] Telicota sadrella Parsons, 1986; Tyô to Ga 37 (3) : 124, TL: Ambunti, Eeast Sepik Prov., PNG

Telicota ternatensis Swinhoe, 1907
-. See [About maps] Telicota ternatensis Swinhoe, 1907; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 (119) : 433, TL: Ternate
Telicota bambusae obiensis Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 30, TL: Obi
= ; [NHM]
Telicota ternatensis ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74
T. t. moorei Rothschild, 1916
ternatensis moorei Rothschild, 1916; in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 40
T. t. sula Evans, 1932
Sula Is. ternatensis sula Evans, 1932; Indian Butterflies (edn. 2): 405, TL: Mangoli
Telicota ternatensis sula ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74
T. t. testa Evans, 1934
Sulawesi, Banggai ternatensis testa Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (10): 232, TL: S.Celebes
Telicota ternatensis testa ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74
T. t. ranga Evans, 1949
Talaud, Sangihe ternatensis ranga Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 403, TL: Sangir
Telicota ternatensis ranga ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74
T. t. fenia Evans, 1949
New Ireland ternatensis fenia Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 404
T. t. solva Evans, 1949
ternatensis solva Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 404, TL: Florida

Telicota mesoptis Lower, 1911
AU. See [About maps] Telicota mesoptis, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]

Larva on Sorghum verticilliflorum K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991, Review Austr. Butts. (1-4): (120-140)


Telicota hilda Eliot, 1959
Malaysia Telicota hilda Eliot, 1959; Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7 (8) : 390, pl. 10, f. 14, TL: Malaysia, Pahang, Fraser's Hill
Telicota hilda ; [BMP: 384, pl. 59, f. 49-51]

Telicota ohara (Plötz, 1883)
-. See [About maps] Hesperia ohara Plötz, 1883; Stett. ent. Ztg 44 (4-6): 226
Telicota ohara, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Telicota ohara ; [MRS, 743]; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74

Larva on Oryza, Setaria Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74

T. o. formosana Fruhstorfer, 1911
Taiwan Telicota bambusae formosana Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 29, TL: Formosa
Telicota ohara formosana ; [MRS, 743]

Larva on Setaria palmifolia, Cynodon doctylon [MRS]

T. o. rahula Fruhstorfer, 1911
Sulawesi Telicota bambusae rahula Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 30, TL: S.Celebes, Lompo-Batta
Telicota ohara rahula ; Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003, Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 74
T. o. jix Evans, 1949
S.Yunnan, ... Telicota jix Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 400
Telicota ohara jix ; [BMP: 384, pl. 59, f. 55-57]
T. o. ixion Evans, 1949
Papua ohara ixion Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 401, TL: Aroa R.

Telicota linna Evans, 1949
S.Burma, Indo-China, Malaysia. See [About maps] Linna Palm Dart
Telicota linna Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 396, TL: Sikkim
Telicota linna ; [MRS, 743]; [BOW: pl. 189, f. 11]; [BMP: 384, pl. 59, f. 52-54]

Telicota besta Evans, 1949
Besta Palm Dart
Telicota besta Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 396, TL: Hainan, China
Telicota linna besta ; [MRS, 743]
T. b. bina Evans, 1949
Telicota bina Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 396
Telicota besta bina ; [BMP: 383, pl. 59, f. 58-60]

Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878)
Ceylon, .... See [About maps] Dark Palm Dart
Pamphila bambusae Moore, 1878; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (3) : 691, pl. 45, f. 11-12, TL: "Calcutta"
Telicota bambusae ; Moore, [1881], Lepid. Ceylon 1 (4): 170, pl. 71, f. 4
Telicota ancilla bambusae ; Eliot, 1959, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7 (8) : 389
Telicota bambusae bambusae ; [BMP]
T. b. horisha Evans, 1934

Telicota paceka Fruhstorfer, 1911
-. See [About maps] Telicota paceka Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 32, TL: New Guinea
T. p. affinis Rothschild, 1915
New Guinea Telicota affinis Rothschild, 1915; in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 40, TL: Snow Mts.

Telicota pythias Mabille²
Ceylon, India, Burma. See [About maps] Dark Palm Dart
Telicota pythias ; [BIR, 478]

A form of Telicota ancilla?


Telicota subha Fruhstorfer, 1911
Telicota bambusae subha Fruhstorfer, 1911; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (3): 31, TL: Fergusson I.
Telicota bambusae kiriwina Swinhoe, 1917; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 19 (113): 410, TL: Kiriwini I., Tobriand group
= ; [NHM]

Telicota kezia Evans, 1949
New Britain. See [About maps] Telicota kezia ; [BOW: pl. 189, f. 10]
T. k. lenna Evans, 1949
New Britain kezia lenna Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 402, TL: New Britain

Telicota kaimana Evans, 1934

Telicota vinta Evans, 1949

Telicota aroa Evans, 1934
aroa Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (10): 231, TL: Aroa R.

Telicota brandti Parsons, 1986
New Guinea. See [About maps] Telicota brandti Parsons, 1986; Tyô to Ga 37 (3) : 126, TL: New Guinea, Maprik, 600ft

Telicota bulwa Parsons, 1986
New Guinea. See [About maps] Telicota bulwa Parsons, 1986; Tyô to Ga 37 (3) : 126, TL: Manki Divide, Bulolo, Morobe Prov., PNG

Telicota doba Evans, 1949
Aru Telicota doba Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 391, TL: Aru I.

Telicota gervasa Evans, 1949
gervasa Evans, 1949; Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 404, TL: Dukeof York Is.

Telicota laruta Evans, 1934
Papua. See [About maps] laruta Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (9): 208, TL: Papua

Telicota torsa Evans, 1934
Buru torsa Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (10): 231, TL: Buru

Telicota mimena Parsons, 1986
New Guinea. See [About maps] Telicota mimena Parsons, 1986; Tyô to Ga 37 (3) : 128, TL: New Guinea, Morobe Distr., Sandy Creek, 8km NE of Wau, 900m


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Telicota naranata Distant, 1886; Rhopalocera Malayana : 382, (pl. 35, f. 13) (synonymy: Moore MS]

Telicota bunga Evans, 1934; Entomologist 67 (9): 208


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BIR]
Wynter-Blyth, 1957; Butterflies of the Indian Region; (1982 Reprint)
[BMP]
Eliot (Ed.), Corbet & Pendlebury, 1992; The Butterflies of The Malay Peninsula; 4th edition; ISBN 983-9681-05-2
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[CiNii]
http://ci.nii.ac.jp/
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[Kedar Tokekar]
India
[LAMAS-2005]
Gerardo Lamas; Entomofauna 26 (6): 57-100; A Bibliography of the Zoological Publications of Hans Fruhstorfer (1886* - 1922+)
[MRS]
Chou Io (Ed.); Monographia Rhopalocerum Sinensium, 1-2
[NHM]
Natural History Museum; The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Corbet, 1942
The Linnaean Names of Indo-Australian Rhopalocera (3) Proc. R. Soc. Lond. (B) 11 (6): 91-94
Distant, 1886
Rhopalocera Malayana: a Description of the Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula Rhopalocera Malayana : 1-481, pl. 1-27,27A,27B,28-44
Dunn, 1995
Biological notes on some eastern Australian butterflies Victorian Ent. 25 (5): 85-92
K. L. & L. E. Dunn, 1991
Review of Australian Butterflies: distribution, life history and taxonomy. Pushlished by authors, Melbourne Review Austr. Butts. (1-4):
Eliot, 1959
New or little known Butterflies from Malaya Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 7 (8) : 371-391, 7fgs., pl. 10
Evans, 1932
The Identification of Indian Butterflies (edn. 2) Indian Butterflies (edn. 2): x + 454pp, 9 figs, 32 pls
Evans, 1934
Indo-Australian Hesperiidae: Description of new Genera, Species and Subspecies Entomologist 67 (2): 33-36 (part 1), (3): 61-65 (part 2), (7): 141-151 (part 3), (8): 181-184 (part 4), (9): 206-209 (part 5), (10): 231-234 (part 6)
Evans, 1949
A catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum Cat. Hesp. Europe Asia Australia Brit. Mus. : 1-502, pl. 1-53
Fabricius, 1775
Systema Entomologiae, sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, Adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus. Syst. Ent.: 832pp
Fruhstorfer, 1911
Neue Hesperiden des Indo-Malayischen Faunengebietes und Besprechung verwandter Formen Dt. ent. Z. Iris 25 (2): 9-24 (1 February), (3): 25-40 (1 March), (4): 41-56 (1 April), (5): 57-72 (1 May), (6): 73-79, pl. 1 (1 June)
Herrich-Schäffer, 1869
Neue Schmetterlinge aus dem "Museum Godeffroy" in Hamburg Stettin ent. Ztg 30 (1-3) : 65-80, pl. 1-4
Linnaeus, 1763
in Johansson (Thesis), Centuria Insectorum Amoenitates Acad., 6: -,(121) 384-415
Macleay, 1866
[Lepidopterous Insects rom Cape York, presented to the Museum by Mr. Moore of H.M.S. "Salamander"] Proc. Ent. Soc. N.S.W 1 : liii-lv
Moore, 1878
Descriptions of new Asiatic Hesperidae Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1878 (3) : 686-695, pl. 45
Moore, [1881]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 1 (1): 1-40, pl. 1-18 (Dec 1880), (2): 41-80, pl. 19-36 (Jan 1881), (3): 81-136, pl. 37-54 (Jun 1881), (4): 137-190, pl. 55-71 (Dec 1881)
Parsons, 1986
A new genus and twenty-six new species of butterflies (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae, Lycaenidae, Nymphalidae) from Papua New Guinea and Irian Jaya Tyô to Ga 37 (3) : 103-177
Plötz, 1883
Die Hesperiinen -- Gattung Hesperia Aut. und ihre Arten. (3) & (4) Stett. ent. Ztg 44 (1-3): 26-64, (4-6): 195-233
Rothschild, 1915
On the Lepidoptera in the Tring Museum sent by Mr. A. S. Meek from the Admiralty Islands, Dampier and Vulcan Islands Novit. Zool. 22 (2): 192-208, (3): 387-402
Rothschild, 1915; Rothschild, 1916
Lepidoptera of the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, Southern Dutch New Guinea in Rothschild & Durrant, Lep. B.O.U. Exp. New Guinea : 1-146, : 147-148, : 149-162, : 163-168, : 169-182, : pl. 1-2
Swinhoe, 1907
New Species of African and Indo-Malayan Hesperiidae Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 20 (119) : 430-436
Swinhoe, 1917
New species of Indo-Malayan Lepidoptera Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (8) 19 (112): 331-343, (113): 409-416
Vane-Wright & de Jong, 2003
The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island faunda Zool. Verh. Leiden 343: 3-268, pl. 1-16


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