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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Orgyiini > Olene

Olene mendosa Hübner, 1823 – Brown Tussock Moth

Both male and females can occur in different forms, which in themselves are rather variable. Check reference links for more details.

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
Assam
Gujarat
Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
Uttarakhand
All states
Similiar species:
References:
  1. Holloway, J. D. 1999. The Moths of Borneo.Part 5. Lymantriidae http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-5/orgyiini/orgyiini_3_1.php [accessed 2 April 2016]
  2. ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources. Insect Pests - NBAIR. http://www.nbair.res.in/insectpests/Olene-mendosa.php [accessed 2 April 2016]

Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Orgyiini > Olene


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Vaidya, A. C., and R. Singh. 2021. Olene mendosa Hübner, 1823 – Brown Tussock Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355620/Olene-mendosa
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