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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Risobinae > Risoba

Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Arunachal Pradesh
All states
Similiar species:
Risoba Moore, 1881 species known from the Indian subcontinent
Risoba basalis Moore, 1882. India. 
Risoba diphteroides Hampson, 1898. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Risoba diversipennis (Walker, 1858). India (Punjab, Himalayan Region, Meghalaya); Myanmar.
Risoba flavipennis Hampson, 1895. India; Bhuta; Nepal. 
Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881. India; Sri Lanka.
Risoba obscurivialis Holloway, 2003. India (N.E. Himalaya, West Bengal, Meghalaya).
Risoba prominens Moore,1882. India; Sri Lanka.
Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856). Indo-Australian tropics. 
Risoba variegata (Moore, 1882). West Bengal; Nepal. 
Risoba vitellina (Moore, 1882). India (West Bengal, Sikkim); Nepal.
Risoba vialis Moore, 1882. India (Assam, West Bengal, N.E. Himalaya).
  1. Thyatira repugnans Walker, 1856. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 9: 9; TL: North India. Ceylon. Text at
  2. Risoba literata Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881: 329; TL: Nilgiris. Text at
  3. Moore, F. 1884-7. The Lepidoptera of Ceylon, Vol 3. Vol. 3, pg. 1, Pl. 144/1. 
  4. Chandra, K., Kumar, V., Singh, N., Raha, A., Sanyal, A.K.2019. Assemblages of Lepidoptera in Indian Himalaya through long term monitoring plots. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, 1-457 pp.  Pl. 140.28. Female. 
 Notes: This genus displays sexual dimorphism. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856). 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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