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Ophiusa olista (Swinhoe, 1893)

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West Bengal
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Similiar species:
Ophiusa Ochsenheimer, 1816 species known from the Indian subcontinent. 
Ophiusa alticola (Hampson, 1913). Himachal Pradesh.
Ophiusa disjungens (Walker, 1858). India; Sri Lanka.
Ophiusa discriminans (Walker, 1858). India; Sri Lanka.
Ophiusa indistincta (Moore, 1882). Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Ophiusa olista (Swinhoe, 1893). Indian Himalayas; Nepal. 
Ophiusa mejanesi (Guenée, 1852). India. 
Ophiusa tirhaca (Cramer, [1777]). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 
Ophiusa trapezium (Guenée, 1852). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka.
Ophiusa triphaenoides (Walker, 1858). India; Nepal; Sri Lanka. 
Ophiusa tumidilinea Walker, 1858. N. India.
  1. OD: Minucia olista Swinhoe, 1893. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) 12 (70): 261;  TL: Nanchuan, China. Text at
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 45/7. 
  3. Kononenko, V. S. & A. Pinratana. 2005. Moths of Thailand, Volume 3: Noctuidae. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) in Thailand: Part 1: Herminiinae, Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Catocalinae, Aganainae, Euteliinae, Stictopterinae, Plusiinae, Pantheinae, Acronictinae and Agaristinae. Pl. 19/4-5. 
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Anonymous. 2022. Ophiusa olista (Swinhoe, 1893) . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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