Periphanes treitschkei (Frivaldsky, 1835)

Matov, Alexej, Zahiri, Reza & Holloway, Jeremy D., 2008, The Heliothinae of Iran (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Zootaxa 1763, pp. 1-37: 13-14

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.181966

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scientific name

Periphanes treitschkei (Frivaldsky, 1835)
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Periphanes treitschkei (Frivaldsky, 1835) 

Pl. 2, fig. 9.

Heliothis treitschkei Frivaldsky, 1835  , Tarsas Tud. Akad. Evkönys, 2: 273, Taf. 7: 8 (TL.: [ Bulgaria]: [Slivno]). Synonymy: Heliothis taurica Herrich-Schäffer, 1851  .

References: Hacker & Kautt 1999; Ebert & Hacker 2002 ( Periphanes treitschkei  ); Hacker 2001 ( Pyrrhia treitschkei  ).

Bionomics: Univoltine. Flight period: June. The species inhabits steppe-like habitats at medium altitude (1050 – 2400 m). The early stages have been described by Spuler (1908). The larvae feed on species of Melissa  and Scutellaria peregrina  .

Distribution: Mediterranean-Asiatic. South Europe, Near East, Transcaucasia. – In Iran (Pl. 11, fig. 57) occurs in provinces West Azerbaijan and Kohkiluyeh va Boyer-Ahmad.

Material examined: West Azerbaijan: Maku, 15 km SE, 1050 m, 03.VI. 1975, leg. Amsel ( SMNK); Bazargan, 1450 m, 05.VI. 1975, leg. Abai. Kohkiluyeh va Boyerahmad: Sisakht, 2 km E, Yassuj, 2400 m, 07.VI. 1997, leg. Hofmann A. & Kautt (Hermann H. Hacker private collection at ZSM); Sisakht, Yasuj, 2250 m, 13.VI. 1972, leg. Ebert & Pazuki.

SMNK

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkunde Karlsruhe (State Museum of Natural History)

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology