Aedophron venosa Christoph, 1887

Matov, Alexej, Zahiri, Reza & Holloway, Jeremy D., 2008, The Heliothinae of Iran (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Zootaxa 1763, pp. 1-37: 15-21

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Aedophron venosa Christoph, 1887
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Aedophron venosa Christoph, 1887 

Pl. 2, fig. 13; male genitalia Pl. 6, fig. 31; female genitalia Pl. 9, fig. 47.

Aedophron venosa Christoph, 1887  , Stett. Ent. Z. 48: 165 (TL.: [ Turkmenistan]: Ashkhabad). References: Wiltshire 1951 ( Aedophron venosa  ); Kalali 1976 ( Aedophron phlebophora  – misidentification).

Bionomics: Univoltine. Moths flying from May to July. The species inhabits dry steppe biotopes on medium and moderate altitudes (1150 – 2950 m). Larval host-plants are unknown.

Distribution: Irano-Turkestanian. Central Asia ( Turkmenistan). – In Iran (Pl. 11, fig. 61) occurs in provinces Golestan, Khorasan and Semnan.

Material examined: Golestan: Sulgerd, Park-e-Melli Golestan, 1150 m, 16-18.VII. 1975, leg. Pazuki A. Khorasan: Aladagh, Khosravieh, 1600 m, 16.VI. 1974, leg. Rajabi & Pazuki; Allahakbar Mount., Kopeh Dagh Mount., 2950 m, 16.VI. 1974, leg. Rajabi & Pazuki; Almeh, Park-e-Melli-Golestan, 1590 m, 17- 25.V. 1988, leg. Pazuki A.; Almeh, Park-e-Melli-Golestan, 1600 m, 26-29.V. 1986, leg. Pazuki A.; Assadly, Bojnurd, 30 km S, 1970 m, 17.VI. 1977, leg. Pazuki & Abai, Eizman, Bojnurd, 17.V. 2005, leg. Falsafi & Nematian; Yakhtikalan, Park-e-Melli Golestan, 1650 m, 02.VI. 1986, leg. Pazuki A. Semnan: Kalate-Amirieh, Shahrud, 1550 m, 30.V. 1982, leg. Hashemi; Kamare Cheheldokhtar, Shahrud, 1700 m, 03.VI. 1982, leg. Hashemi.

PLATE 4. Figures 22 –25. 22, Heliothis nubigera  , slide 443 (genitalia), Hormozgan, and slide 221 (aedeagus), Tehran; 23, H. peltigera  , slide 60 (genitalia), Tehran (Karadj), and slide 446 (aedeagus), Semnan; 24, H. incarnata  , slide 449, Fars; 25, Helicoverpa armigera  , slide 258, Esfahan (Karkas Kuh).

PLATE 5. Figures 26 –29. 26, Schinia scutosa  , slide 461, Golestan; 27, Periphanes delphinii  , slide 344, Golestan (Gorgan); 28, P. victorina  , slide 341 (genitalia), Tehran (Damavand), and slide 462 (aedeagus), Tehran (Damavand); 29, Pyrrhia umbra  , slide 456, Mazandaran (Tonekabon).

PLATE 6. Figures 30 –33. 30, Aedophron phlebophora  , slide 339, Fars (Didegan); 31, A. venosa  , slide 454, Golestan; 32, A. rhodites  , slide 277, Kerman; 33, A. sumorita  , slide 279, Fars.

PLATE 7. Figures 34 –36. 34, Heliocheilus confertissima  , slide 451 (genitalia), and slide 343 (aedeagus), Baluchestan; 35, Masalia albida  , slide 342, Kerman; 36, M. perstriata fuscostriata  , slide 345, Hormozgan.

PLATE 8. Figures 37 –42. 37, Heliothis viriplaca  , slide 274, Fars; 38, H. maritima  , slide 442, Tehran; 39, H. peltigera  , slide 445, Ardebil; 40, H. incarnata  , slide 448, Fars; 41, Helicoverpa armigera  , slide 447, Hormozgan; 42, Schinia scutosa  , slide 460, Golestan.

PLATE 9. Figures 43 –48. 43, Periphanes delphinii  , slide 459, Fars; 44, P. victorina  , slide 469, Tehran (Damavand); 45, Pyrrhia umbra  , slide 457, Mazandaran; 46, Aedophron phlebophora  , slide 452, Kordestan; 47, A. venosa  , Golestan, slide 455; 48, Masalia philbyi  , Hormozgan, SMNK.

SMNK

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

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Aedophron