Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)

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: 51

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-FFC5-FFAE-FF3F-BAC4748718D5

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scientific name

Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)
status

 

35. Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859) 

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

= Botys abstrusalis Walker, 1859b  ;

= Botys immundalis Walker, 1866  ;

= Botys pharaxalis Walker, 1859b  ;

= Botys serotinalis Joannis in Joannis & Ragonot, 1889  ;

= Entephria fumidalis Walker, 1866  .

Material : 6 ex. Mali, Bamako, Ouronina 12°5'39.78"N 8°24'3.16"W, 04.08.– 23.09.2014, leg. Kravchenko et al. ( SMNHAbout SMNH).GoogleMaps 

Distribution: Palaeotropical, penetrates to Palaearctic. In Africa: British Indian Ocean Territory, Cameroon, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Réunion, Saint Helena, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Zimbabwe ( De Prins & De Prins 2018) and Mali (new record). Also in Australasia: Hawaii, New Zealand, Solomon Islands; Oriental: Andaman Islands, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia (Borneo), Malaysia ( Sarawak), New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka; Palaearctic: China, Cyprus, Japan, Lebanon, North Africa, South Europe, Syria ( De Prins & De Prins 2018).

Host-plants: Poaceae  : Cynodon dactylon  (L.) Pers., Eleusine indica  (L.) Gaertn., Hyparrhenia  sp., Lolium perenne  L., Paspalum dilatatum Poir.  , Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov.  , Oryza sativa  L., Stenotaphrum dimidiatum  (L.) Brongn., Zea mays  L .. ( De Prins & De Prins 2018;). Known as tropical grass webworm—its larvae feed on various grasses of the Poaceae  family and it is a pest of turf and pastures ( Wikipedia 2018).

SMNH

Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Herpetogramma

Loc

Herpetogramma licarsisalis (Walker, 1859)

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

2018
Loc

Botys serotinalis

Joannis in Joannis & Ragonot 1889

1889
Loc

Botys immundalis

Walker 1866

1866
Loc

Entephria fumidalis

Walker 1866

1866
Loc

Botys abstrusalis

Walker 1859

1859
Loc

Botys pharaxalis

Walker 1859

1859