Ozarba punctigera Walker, 1865 -

Taxonomic Information

Ozarba Walker, 1865 species known from the Indian subcontinent

Ozarba albimarginata (Hampson, 1895). Gujarat.

Ozarba badia (Swinhoe, 1886). Madhya Pradesh. 

Ozarba bipars Hampson, 1891. Tamil Nadu. 

Ozarba delogramma Warren, 1913. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 

Ozarba excisa Hampson, 1891. Tamil Nadu. 

Ozarba glaucescens Hampson, 1910. Andhra Pradesh. 

Ozarba hemiphaea (Hampson, 1907). Andhra Pradesh; Sri Lanka. 

Ozarba honesta (Walker, 1865). S. India. 

Ozarba hypenoides (Butler, 1889). Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim. 

Ozarba illosis (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka. 

Ozarba incondita Butler, 1889. Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand; Nepal. 

Ozarba itwarra Swinhoe, 1885. Maharashtra. 

Ozarba lamina (Swinhoe, 1901). Myanmar. 

Ozarba limitata Berio, 1940. Sikkim. 

Ozarba mallarba Swinhoe, 1885. Maharashtra, Punjab. 

Ozarba metallica (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka.

Ozarba molybdota Hampson, 1910. Sri Lanka.

Ozarba pallida Hampson, 1910. Gujarat. 

Ozarba phlebitis Hampson, 1910. Uttar Pradesh. 

Ozarba punctigera Walker, 1865. Nepal.

Ozarba rectifascia (Hampson, 1894). Maharashtra.

Ozarba rectificata Berio, 1950. Madhya Pradesh.

Ozarba reducta Berio, 1940. Karnataka.

Ozarba rufula Hampson, 1910. Gujarat.

Ozarba semirubra Hampson, 1910. Tamil Nadu. 

Ozarba subdentula Hampson, 1910. Sri Lanka.

Ozarba transversa (Moore, [1884]). Sri Lanka.

Ozarba uberosa (Swinhoe, 1885). Maharashtra.

Ozarba umbrifera Hampson, 1910. Gujarat.

Ozarba venata Butler, 1889. Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Kashmir.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Ozarba bipars Hampson, 1891 is a similar species. However, Ozarba bipars Hampson, 1891 has slightly sinuous postmedial lines, that are narrower than in punctigera.  

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra111
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111
Ozarba punctigera Walker, 1865: Poaceae (Robinson et al. 2010). 
  1. Ozarba punctigera Walker, 1865. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 685; TL: China; Queensland, Moreton Bay. Text at text at https://archive.org/details/listofspecimenso3132brit/page/685/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs.pg. 329, # 2081.
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 43/40 but incorrectly labelled as Ozarba incondita instead of Ozarba punctigera
  4. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/acon/punctigera.html
  5. https://lepiforum.org/wiki/page/Ozarba_Punctigera_En. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ozarba punctigera Walker, 1865 – . 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/ozarba-punctigera, accessed 2024/02/22.