Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)

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: 53

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

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

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scientific name

Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)
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41. Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787) 

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

= Botys bifenestralis Mabille, 1880  ;

= Crochiphora testulalis Geyer in Hübner, 1832  ;

= Hydrocampe aquitilis Guérin-Méneville, 1832  .

Material : 1 ex. Mali, Bamako, Ouronina 12°5'39.78"N 8°24'3.16"W, 21.01.2017, leg. Kravchenko et al., 582 ex. same data except the date 04.08.– 17.11.2014 ( SMNHAbout SMNH)GoogleMaps  .

Distribution: Pantropical. In Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Réunion, Seychellens, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Zambia, Zimbabwe ( De Prins & De Prins 2018) and Mali (new record). Also in Neotropics, Oriental and Australian regions ( Wikipedia 2018).

Host-plants: Fabaceae  : Cajanus cajan  (L.) Millsp. ,, Phaseolus vulgaris  L., Pisum sativum  L., Vigna radiata  (L.) R.Wilczek, Vigna unguiculata  (L.) Walp.; Malvaceae  : Hibiscus  rosa-sinensis L.; Poaceae  : Oryza sativa  L., Solanaceae  : Nicotiana tabacum  L. ( Goff 2018). Known as cowpea pod borer—pest of leguminous crops such as pigeon pea, cowpea, mung bean and soybean. Larvae feed on flower buds, flowers and young pods.

SMNH

Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Maruca

Loc

Maruca vitrata (Fabricius, 1787)

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

2018
Loc

Botys bifenestralis

Mabille 1880

1880
Loc

Crochiphora testulalis Geyer in Hübner, 1832

Geyer in Hubner 1832

1832
Loc

Hydrocampe aquitilis Guérin-Méneville, 1832

Guerin-Meneville 1832

1832