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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Arctiinae > Lithosiini > Nudariina > Ovipennis

Ovipennis anomala (Elwes, 1890)

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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Ovipennis fansipana (Volynkin & Černý, 2017) which is best separated from Ovipennis anomala by genitalia. Ovipennis fansipana is extralimital and is known from Vietnam. 
  1. Lithosia? anomala Elwes, 1890, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1890: 388, pl. 32, fig. 14 (Type locality: "Rangyroon near Darjeeling, at about 5000 feet; ... Bhutan ... from Naga Hills"). 
  2. Volynkin, A.V. and Černý, K. 2017. Revision of the Barsine cardinalis-anomala 'species-complex' (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zootaxa, 4358(3), pp.441-461.
  3. Volynkin, A.V., Huang, S.Y. & Ivanova, M.S., 2019. An overview of genera and subgenera of the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Part 1. Barsine Walker, 1854 sensu lato, Asura Walker, 1854 and related genera, with descriptions of twenty new genera, ten new subgenera and a check list of taxa of the Asura/Miltochrista generic complex. Ecologica Montenegrina, 26, pp.14-92.

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Anonymous. 2021. Ovipennis anomala (Elwes, 1890). 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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