Ophiusa spp. Ochsenheimer, 1816 -

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

Ophiusa spp. -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal
Total11111
Ophiusa spp.: Cissus quadrangularis (Vitaceae), Citrus aurantium, Citrus limon (Rutaceae), Combretum indicum, Terminalia paniculata, Terminalia bellirica, Terminalia  elliptica (Combretaceae), Psidium guajava, Eucalyptus umbra, Syzygium cumini (Myrtaceae), Cistus spp. (Cistaceae)?, Pistacia lentiscus (Anacardiaceae), Shorea robusta, Shorea roxburghii (Dipterocarpaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ophiusa spp. Ochsenheimer, 1816 – . 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://www.mothsofindia.org/ophiusa-spp, accessed 2024/03/02.