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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Arctiini > Spilosomina > Olepa

Olepa ricini (Fabricius, 1775)

Olepa ricini is a species complex comprising of seven different species. Images shown are representive of the group.
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andhra Pradesh
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Odisha
Rajasthan
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
List of Olepa Watson, 1980 known from India.
Olepa (Cornutia) coromandelica Dubatolov, 2011, India (Tamil Nadu).
Olepa (Olepa) duboisi Orhant, 1986, India (Kerala).
Olepa (Olepa) kakatii Orhant, 2000, India (Assam).
Olepa (Olepa) ocellifera (Walker, 1855), India (India, Indian Himalayas, Assam).
Olepa(Olepa) suryamal Kalawate, 2020, India (Maharashtra).
Olepa (Olepa) suryamal rekhae Kalawate, 2020, India (Maharashtra).
Olepa(Olepa) zedesi Kalawate, 2020, India (Maharashtra).
Olepa (Orhanta) ghatmatha Kalawate, 2020, India (Maharashtra).
Olepa (Orhanta) koslandana Orhant, 1986, India (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (Coromandel Coast), Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand); Sri Lanka.
Olepa (Pseudoolepa) clavatus (Swinhoe, 1885), India (Maharashtra, South India).
Olepa (Pseudoolepa) nigerclavatus N. Singh & Kirti, 2016, India (Maharashtra).
Olepa (Pseudoolepa) toulgoeti Orhant, 1986, India (South India).
Olepa (Ricinia) ricini (Fabricius, 1775), India (Throughout India, Nicobar)
Olepa (Ricinia) schleini Witt, Müller, Kravchenko, Miller, Hausmann & Speidel, 2005, India (Maharashtra).
Olepa (Ricinia) schleini chandrai Kalawate, 2020, India (Maharashtra, India).
References:
  1. Wikispecies contributors. Olepa [Internet]. Wikispecies, ; 2013 Nov 25, 09:39 UTC [cited 2016 Sep 24]. Available from: https://species.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Olepa&oldid=1857363.
  2. WITT, T. J, G. C. MÜLLER, V. D. K RAVCHENKO, M. A. MILLER, A. HAUSMANN & W. SPEIDEL. 2005. A new Olepa species

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Vaidya, A & S. Sondhi. 2022. Olepa ricini (Fabricius, 1775). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/354955/Olepa-ricini
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