Ovipennis incompletostriga Volynkin & Černý, 2017 -

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, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Sikkim. 

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Ovipennis incompletostriga -


Similar extralimital species
Ovipennis nangwak (Volynkin & Černý, 2017). N. Thailand. 
Ovipennis rawanga (Volynkin & Černý, 2017). N. Myanmar. 

These are best separated from O. incompletostriga by examining specimens and genitalia. 

Similar Indian species
Rubrindiania 
cardinalis (Hampson, 1900). Black stripe reaches forewing margin. 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2112
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total31141
  1. Volynkin, A.V. & Černý, K., 2017. Revision of the Barsine cardinalis-anomala 'species-complex' (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4358(3), pp. 441-461.
  2. 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 (2019): pp. 14-92.
  3. 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 155. 

Incorrectly identified as Rubrindiania 
cardinalis (Hampson, 1900). Corrected to Ovipennis incompletostriga Volynkin & Černý, 2017 on 30 October 2020.  

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ovipennis incompletostriga Volynkin & Černý, 2017 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/ovipennis-incompletostriga, accessed 2024/04/20.