Ophthalmitis herbidaria (Guenée, [1858]) -

Taxonomic Information

Ophthalmitis Fletcher, 1979 species known from India. 
 

Ophthalmitis caritaria (Walker, 1860). Sri Lanka. 
Ophthalmitis lectularia Swinhoe,1891 

Ophthalmitis diurnaria Guenee,1858 

Ophthalmitis cordularia (Swinhoe, 1893). India; Nepal.  
Ophthalmitis herbidaria (Guenée, 1857). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Ophthalmitis irrorataria (Bremer & Grey, 1853). India: Khasi Hills, Meghalaya. 
Ophthalmitis pertusaria (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875). TL: Darjeeling, West Bengal. India; Nepal. 
Ophthalmitis striatifera Hampson,1902 

Ophthalmitis sinensium (Oberthür, 1913). India. 
Ophthalmitis xanthypochlora (Wehrli, 1924). India: Arunachal Pradesh. 
Ophthalmitis kalakadaria Sato, 2014. S. & W. India. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Ophthalmitis herbidaria (Guenée, 1858) Casearia sp. (Salicaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  1. OD: Ophthalmodes herbidaria Guenée, 1858, In Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 283. Syntypes 1m, 1f, India (central). (BMNH).
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1895. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.3. Taylor & Francis, London. Noctuidae (cont.) to Geometridae 546 p - 226 figs. Pg. 255, Fig. 3375. 
  3. Jiang, N., D. Xue & H. Han. 2011. A review of Ophthalmitis Fletcher, 1979 in China, with descriptions of four new species (Lepidoptera: Geometridae, Ennominae). Zootaxa 2735: 1-22. Pg. 11-12, Fig. 19-22. 
  4. Iyer, G., D. Stüning & S. Sondhi. 2021. An inventory of geometrid moths (Lepidoptera: Geometroidea: Geometridae) of Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(13): 19887–19920. 7105.13.13.19887-19920. Image 177

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ophthalmitis herbidaria (Guenée, [1858]) – . 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/ophthalmitis-herbidaria, accessed 2024/03/02.