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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Nolidae > Risobinae > Risoba

Risoba diversipennis (Walker, 1858)

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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. Heliothis diversipennis Walker, 1858. List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 15: 1750. Text at
  2. Moore, F. 1881. Descriptions of new genera and species of Asiatic nocturnal Lepidoptera. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Pg. 329. Text at
  3. Hampson, G. F. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Taylor & Francis, London. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 399, # 2279. Lists Risoba basalis as a synonym. 

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Anonymous. 2022. Risoba diversipennis (Walker, 1858). 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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