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Ophthalmitis herbidaria (Guenée, [1858])

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Similiar species:
26 species of Ophthalmitis known globally (Jiang et al 2011). 

Other Ophthalmitis known from India includes

Ophthalmitis caritaria Walker, 1860

Ophthalmitis cordularia
 (Swinhoe, 1893)

Ophthalmitis infusaria Walker, 1860

Ophthalmitis irrorataria (Bremer & Grey, 1853)

Ophthalmitis pertusaria (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)

Ophthalmitis sinensium (Oberthür, 1913)

  1. OD: Ophthalmodes herbidaria Guenée, 1858, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 283. Syntypes 1m, 1f, India (central). (BMNH).
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 


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Anonymous. 2021. Ophthalmitis herbidaria (Guenée, [1858]). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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