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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Risobinae > Risoba

Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856)

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Odisha
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). Himalayas. 
Risoba flavipennis Hampson, 1895. Bhutan. 
Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881. India; Sri Lanka.
Risoba obscurivialis Holloway, 2003. E. Himalaya?
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). West Bengal.
Risoba vialis Moore, 1882. E. Himalaya.

Similar species to Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856)
Risoba walshae Holloway, 2003 (extralimital)
https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/risobinae/risobinae_1_2.php
https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=368966 for washae. 
https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/701629-Risoba-walshae
  
References:
  1. Thyatira repugnans Walker, 1856. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 9: 9; TL: North India. Ceylon. Text at https://archive.org/stream/listofspecimens09brit#page/9/mode/1up
  2. Risoba literata Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881: 329; TL: Nilgiris. Text at https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen81zool/page/329/mode/1up?view=theater
  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. 
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/631525-Risoba-repugnans
  6. https://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/risobinae/risobinae_1_1.php
 Notes: This genus displays sexual dimorphism. 
 

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2021. Risoba repugnans (Walker, 1856). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357998/Risoba-repugnans
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