Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858) -

Taxonomic Information

Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 

Ophiusa alticola (Hampson, 1913). Himachal Pradesh.

Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858). India; Sri Lanka.

Ophiusa discriminans (Walker, 1858). India; Sri Lanka.

Ophiusa indistincta (Moore, 1882). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

Ophiusa olista (Swinhoe, 1893). Indian Himalayas; Nepal. 

Ophiusa mejanesi (Guenée, 1852). India. 
Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, [1777]). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 

Ophiusa trapezium (Guenée, 1852). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka.

Ophiusa triphaenoides (Walker, 1858). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 

Ophiusa tumidilinea Walker, 1858. N. India.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
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Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
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Jammu and Kashmir
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Kerala1
Lakshadweep
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Maharashtra2
Manipur
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Odisha
Paschimbanga
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Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
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Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858): Psidium guajava, Eucalyptus umbra (Myrtaceae)? (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Ophiodes disjungens Walker, 1858. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 14: 1360. Text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso1315brit/page/1360/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Anua tongaensis Hampson, 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12: 434, pl. 214, f. 11; TL: Friendly Is., Tongatabu. Text at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid121913brit/page/434/mode/1up?view=theater. Plate at https://archive.org/details/catalogueoflepid1213brit/page/n102/mode/2up?view=theater
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Brothers of St. Gabriel in Thailand, Bangkok. 261 pp. + 45 pls. 
  4. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2).Image 114. 
  5. http://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Ophiusa_Disjungens_En
  6. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/calp/disjungens.html
  7. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/ophiusini/ophiusini_3_2.php

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858) – . 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/ophiusa-disjungens, accessed 2024/07/24.