Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856) -

Taxonomic Information

 

Risoba Moore, 1881 species known from the Indian subcontinent:
Risoba basalis Moore, 1882. India. 
Risoba diphteroides Hampson, 1898. India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Risoba diversipennis (Walker, 1858). India: Punjab, Himalayan Region, Meghalaya; Myanmar.
Risoba flavipennis Hampson, 1895. India; Bhutan; Nepal. 
Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881. India; Sri Lanka.
Risoba obscurivialis Holloway, 2003. India: N.E. Himalaya, West Bengal, Meghalaya.
Risoba prominens Moore,1882. India; Sri Lanka.
Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856). Indo-Australian tropics. 
Risoba variegata (Moore, 1882). West Bengal; Nepal. 
Risoba vitellina (Moore, 1882). India: West Bengal, Sikkim; Nepal.
Risoba vialis Moore, 1882. India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, N.E. Himalaya.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh21
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra4
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total21151
Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856): Melastoma malabathricum (Melastomataceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).
  1. Thyatira repugnans Walker, 1856. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 9: 9; TL: North India. Ceylon. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimens09brit#page/9/mode/1up
  2. Risoba literata Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881: 329; TL: Nilgiris. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen81zool/page/329/mode/1up?view=theater
  3. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. Vol. 3, pg. 1, Pl. 144/1. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp.  Pl. 140.28. Female. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/631525-Risoba-repugnans
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/risobinae/risobinae_1_1.php
 Notes: This genus displays sexual dimorphism. 
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856) – . 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://www.mothsofindia.org/risoba-repugnans, accessed 2024/04/14.