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Lepidoptera > Pyraloidea > Crambidae > Spilomelinae > Margaroniini > Omphisa

Omphisa anastomosalis Guenée, 1854 – Sweet Potato Stem Borer

Indian and global distribution:
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Assam
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Odisha
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Omphisa repetitalis Snellen, 1890
Differs from O. anastomosalis by having fuscous marks on cilia of both wings at 3 and 4, HW cilia black from apex to v.4 and HW with apical black patch from apex to v.4. 
References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs # 5096, Pg. 382. Fig 207.
  2. Irungbam, J. S., M. S. Chib & K. Wangdi (2016). Taxonomic review of the superfamily Pyraloidea in Bhutan (Lepidoptera). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9 (2016) 355-382. Fig. 10 C. 
  3. Kendrick, R. 2002. Moths (insecta : Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. Plate 15/32. 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Omphisa anastomosalis Guenée, 1854 – Sweet Potato Stem Borer. 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/356395/Omphisa-anastomosalis
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