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Ophiusa trapezium (Guenée, 1852)

Indian and global distribution:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
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: Ophiodes trapezium Guenée, 1852. Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid. 7: 231.
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  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 45/9.
  4. Sondhi, Y., S. Sondhi, S. R. Pathour, & K. Kunte. 2018. Moth diversity (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of Shendurney and Ponmudi in Agastyamalai Biosphere Reserve, Kerala, India, with notes on new records. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 28(2). Image 116.
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Anonymous. 2022. Ophiusa trapezium (Guenée, 1852). 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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