Marasmia

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: 52-53

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-FFC4-FFAC-FF3F-BE8170681DDC

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Plazi

scientific name

Marasmia
status

 

39. Marasmia  (= Cnaphalocrocis  ) trapezalis ( Guenée, 1854) 

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

= Botys convectalis Walker, 1866  ;

= Botys creonalis Walker, 1859b  ;

= Botys neoclesalis Walker, 1859b  ;

= Botys suspicalis Walker, 1859b  ;

= Bradina andresi Rebel, 1912  ;

= Cnaphalocrocis bifurcalis Snellen, 1880  ;

= Dolichosticha perinephes  Meyriсk, 1886.

Material : 6 ex. Mali, Bamako, Ouronina 12°5'39.78"N 8°24'3.16"W, 15.05.– 05.06.2014, leg. Kravchenko et al., 41 ex. same data except the date 15.07.– 21.10.2014 ( SMNHAbout SMNH)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution: Pantropical, penetrates to Palaearctic. In Africa: Cameroon, DR Congo, Egypt, Gambia, Kenya,, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Oman, Réunion, Saint Helena, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe ( De Prins & De Prins 2018) and Mali (new record). Also in Australasia: Australia, Fiji, Palau, Polynesia; Neotropical: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru; Oriental: S. China, India, Indonesia (Sulawesi), Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka ( De Prins & De Prins 2018).

Host-plants: Polyphagous. Poaceae  : Brachiaria  sp., Imperata cylindrical  (L.) Raeusch., Oryza sativa  L., Panicum maximum Jacq.  , P. trichocladum K. Schum.  , Paspalum notatum Flüggé  , Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov.  , Saccharum officinarum  L., Sorghum bicolor  (L.) Moench, Triticum aestivum  L., Zea mays  L., ( Goff 2018). Known as rice leaf folder—this species damages rice in Cameroon, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo (Heinrichs & Barrion 2004). It is also a pest of maize, sorghum  and sugarcane.

SMNH

Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Loc

Marasmia

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

2018
Loc

Bradina andresi

Rebel 1912

1912
Loc

Cnaphalocrocis bifurcalis

Snellen 1880

1880
Loc

Botys convectalis

Walker 1866

1866
Loc

Botys creonalis

Walker 1859

1859
Loc

Botys neoclesalis

Walker 1859

1859
Loc

Botys suspicalis

Walker 1859

1859