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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Risobinae > Risoba

Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Chhattisgarh
Meghalaya
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
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.
References:
  1. OD: Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 328-329. TL: Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Text at https://archive.org/stream/proceedingsofgen81zool#page/328/mode/1up
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl. 42/27
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/418808-Risoba-obstructa
  4. https://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=368951 
  5. http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-18/risobinae/risobinae_1_17.php. [accessed 15 August 2021] Sri Lanka, India
  6. http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/sarr/obstructa.html [accessed 15 August 2021]
Notes on species: Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881 has a prominent kink on FW post-medial line where it meets the dorsum (refer MOB). 

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Anonymous. 2021. Risoba obstructa Moore, 1881. 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/358002/Risoba-obstructa
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