Diaphania indica ( Saunders, 1851 )

Poltavsky, Alexander N., Kravchenko, Vasiliy D., Traore, Mohammed M., Traore, Sekou F., Gergely, Petrányi, Witt, Thomas J., Sula, 2018, The Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) fauna of the woody savannah belt in Mali, West Africa, Zootaxa 4457 (1), pp. 39-69: 48

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4457.1.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2A372679-102F-4E3E-8830-8DD3A799ED80

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039B7E1A-FFC0-FFAB-FF3F-B9DA70DB1A67

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Plazi

scientific name

Diaphania indica ( Saunders, 1851 )
status

 

25. Diaphania indica ( Saunders, 1851) 

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Synonymy follows Nuss et al. (2003 –2018):

= Botys hyalinalis Boisduval, 1833a  ;

= Eudioptis capensis Zeller, 1852  ;

= Glyphodes intermedialis Dognin, 1904  ;

= Glyphodes indicalis Moore, 1867  ;

= Phakellura cucurbitalis Guenée, 1862  ;

= Phakellura gazorialis Guenée, 1854  ;

= Phakellura garoriali  s Snellen, 1882;

= Phakellura zygaenalis Guenée, 1854  .

Material : 8 ex. Mali, Bamako, Ouronina 12°5'39.78"N 8°24'3.16"W, 23.01.– 07.06.2014, leg. Kravchenko et al., 28 ex. same data except the date 03.07.– 28.10.2014 ( SMNHAbout SMNH)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution: Pantropical, penetrates to Palaearctic. In Africa: British Indian Ocean Territory, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Rwanda, Réunion, Saint Helena, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe ( De Prins & De Prins 2018) and Mali (new record). Also in Australasian: Australia, Fiji, Marquesas, Tahiti; Nearctic: U.S. A. (Florida); Oriental: India, Indonesia (Borneo, Java), New Guinea, Sri Lanka; Palaearctic: Canary Islands, China, Japan, Korea ( De Prins & De Prins 2018).

Host-plants: Amaranthaceae  : Achyranthes aspera  L.; Cucurbitaceae  : Ceratosanthes palmata  (L.) Urb., Cucurbita  sp., Cucurbita pepo  L., Cucumis sativus  L., Luffa acutangula  (L.) Roxb., L. cylindrica  (L.) M.Roem., Trichosanthes cucumerina  L.; Fabaceae  : Erythrina corallodendron  L.; Malvaceae  : Gossypium herbaceum  L. ( De Prins & De Prins 2018; Goff 2018). Known as a cucumber moth—occasional pest of cucurbits.

SMNH

Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Diaphania

Loc

Diaphania indica ( Saunders, 1851 )

Poltavsky, Alexander N., Kravchenko, Vasiliy D., Traore, Mohammed M., Traore, Sekou F., Gergely, Petrányi, Witt, Thomas J., Sula 2018

2018
Loc

Glyphodes intermedialis

Dognin 1904

1904
Loc

Glyphodes indicalis

Moore 1867

1867
Loc

Phakellura cucurbitalis Guenée, 1862

Guenee 1862

1862
Loc

Phakellura gazorialis Guenée, 1854

Guenee 1854

1854
Loc

Phakellura zygaenalis Guenée, 1854

Guenee 1854

1854
Loc

Eudioptis capensis

Zeller 1852

1852
Loc

Botys hyalinalis

Boisduval 1833

1833