Maliarpha separatella ( Ragonot, 1888 )

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: 61

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-FFDF-FFB4-FF3F-B9C4776618E5

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scientific name

Maliarpha separatella ( Ragonot, 1888 )
status

 

71. Maliarpha separatella ( Ragonot, 1888) 

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

= Anerastia pallidicosta Hampson, 1896  ;

= Enosima vectiferella Ragonot & Hampson, 1901  .

Material : 131 ex. Mali, Bamako, Ouronina 12°5'39.78"N 8°24'3.16"W, 13.09.– 17.11.2014, leg. Kravchenko et al. ( SMNHAbout SMNH).GoogleMaps 

Distribution: Palaeotropical. In Africa: Cameroon, Comoros, DR Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Nigeria, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda ( De Prins & De Prins 2018) and Mali (new record). Also in Oriental: China, India, Myanmar ( De Prins & De Prins 2018).

Host-plants: Larvae feed on various grasses, including Poaceae  : Andropogon tectorum Schumach. & Thonn.  , Oryza  sp., Saccharum  sp., Sorghum  sp. Zea mays L. Known  as African white stemborer—this species is a pest of many crops, especially—sugar cane ( Wikipedia 2018).

SMNH

Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pyralidae

Genus

Maliarpha

Loc

Maliarpha separatella ( Ragonot, 1888 )

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

2018
Loc

Enosima vectiferella

Ragonot & Hampson 1901

1901
Loc

Anerastia pallidicosta

Hampson 1896

1896