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Calyptra ophideroides (Guenée, 1852)

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Similiar species:
Calyptra bicolor and Calyptra pseudobicolor which has more produced FW apex, more prominent basal and ante-medial line on FW. Underside of FW outer area is orange-yellow (brownish fuscous in ophideroides) vide Hampson, 1894.

Calyptra species in Indian subcontinent based on Zaspel & Branham (2008)
 
Calyptra bicolor (Moore, 1883) (Calpe). Punjab, Himachal Pradesh; Nepal. 
Calyptra eustrigata (Hampson, 1926) (Calpe). Sri Lanka. 
Calyptra fasciata (Moore, 1882) (Calpe). West Bengal, Sikkim; Nepal. 
Calyptra fletcheri (Berio, 1956) (Calpe). Nepal. 
Calyptra minuticornis (Guenée, 1852). (Calpe). Sri Lanka; Nepal. 
Calyptra nyei Bänziger, 1979. Naga Hills.
Calyptra ophideroides (Guenée, 1852). Himachal Pradesh, Nepal. 
Calyptra orthograpta (Butler, 1886). (Calpe). India, Nepal. 
Calyptra imperalis (Grünberg, 1910). India. 
Calyptra parva Bänziger, 1979. Naga Hills. 
Calyptra pseudobicolor Bänziger, 1979. Sikkim. 

Zaspel, J.M. & M. A. Branham (2008). World Checklist of Tribe Calpini (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae) Insecta Mundi 0047: 1-15. 
 
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae.  # 2646, pg 564.
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992-2000. Moths of Nepal. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo pl 136/20.
  3. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=127122 [accessed 12 August 2016]
  4. Sekhon, K. C & J. Singh (2015). An Inventory of Family Noctuidae (Noctuidae:Lepidoptera) from Himachal Pradesh. International Journal of Interdisciplinary and Multidisciplinary Studies (IJIMS), 2015, Vol 2, No.6, 73-92.
  5. Zaspel, J.M. & M. A. Branham (2008). World Checklist of Tribe Calpini (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae) Insecta Mundi 0047: 1-15. 
  6. Smetacek, P. 2008. Moths recorded from different elevation in Nainital district, Kumaon Himalaya, India. Bionotes 10(1):5 -15
  7. Wikispecies contributors. Calyptra ophideroides [Internet]. Wikispecies, ; 2008 Oct 5, 11:25 UTC [cited 2016 Aug 12]. Available from: https://species.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Calyptra_ophideroides&oldid=545307.

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Anonymous. 2021. Calyptra ophideroides (Guenée, 1852). 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/355717/Calyptra-ophideroides
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