Ovipennis anomala (Elwes, 1890) -

Taxonomic Information

List of Ovipennis Hampson, 1900 known from India.
Ovipennis anomala (Elwes, 1890). India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Ovipennis dudgeoni (Elwes, 1890). India: West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh.
Ovipennis flavivenosa Moore, 1878. India: West Bengal (TL: Darjeeling), Arunachal Pradesh. 
Ovipennis insolita (Volynkin, Černý, Bayarsaikhan & Bae, 2019): India: NE India, North of West Bengal, Sikkim.
Ovipennis incompletostriga Volynkin & Černý, 2017. India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
 
Ovipennis fansipana (Volynkin & Černý, 2017) which is best separated from Ovipennis anomala by genitalia. Ovipennis fansipana is extralimital and is known from Vietnam.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
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
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. OD: Lithosia? anomala Elwes, 1890. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1890: 388, pl. 32, fig. 14.  
  2. Volynkin, A.V. and Černý, K. 2017. Revision of the Barsine cardinalis-anomala 'species-complex' (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4358(3), pp.441-461.
  3. Volynkin, A.V., Huang, S.Y. & Ivanova, M.S., 2019. An overview of genera and subgenera of the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Part 1. Barsine Walker, 1854 sensu lato, Asura Walker, 1854 and related genera, with descriptions of twenty new genera, ten new subgenera and a check list of taxa of the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex. Ecologica Montenegrina, 26, pp.14-92.
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 152. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ovipennis anomala (Elwes, 1890) – . 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/ovipennis-anomala, accessed 2024/03/01.