Masalia perstriata fuscostriata (Brandt, 1941)

Matov, Alexej, Zahiri, Reza & Holloway, Jeremy D., 2008, The Heliothinae of Iran (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Zootaxa 1763, pp. 1-37: 27-31

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

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Masalia perstriata fuscostriata (Brandt, 1941)
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Masalia perstriata fuscostriata (Brandt, 1941) 

Pl. 3, fig. 19; male genitalia Pl. 7, fig. 36.

Timora fuscostriata Brandt, 1941  , Mitt. Münch. Ent. Ges. 31: 854, fig. 43 (TL.: Iran: Tahte Malek). References: Ebert & Hacker 2002 ( Masalia perstriata fuscostriata  ).

Bionomics: Univoltine. Moths flying from February to April. The species inhabits deserts and semideserts on low elevations (550-850 m). Larval host-plants are unknown.

Distribution: Irano-Sindian. Pakistan, India. – In Iran (Pl. 12, fig. 67) occurs in provinces Hormozgan and Sistan va Baluchestan.

PLATE 12. Figures 65 –71. 65, Distribution of Masalia albida  in Iran; 66, Distribution of M. philbyi  in Iran; 67, Distribution of M. perstriata fuscostriata  in Iran; 68, Provinces of Iran (1, West Azerbaijan; 2, East Azerbaijan; 3, Ardebil; 4, Guilan; 5, Mazandaran; 6, Golestan; 7, Khorasan [Khorasan has recently divided by 3 provinces: 7 (1): North Knorassan; 7 (2): Razavi Khorasan; 7 (3): South Khorasan]; 8, Semnan; 9, Tehran; 10, Qazvin; 11, Zanjan; 12, Kordestan; 13, Kermanshah; 14, Hamedan; 15, Markazi; 16, Qom; 17, Esfehan; 18, Yazd; 19, Lorestan; 20, Ilam; 21, Khuzestan; 22, Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari; 23, Kohkiluye va Boyer-Ahmad; 24, Fars; 25, Bushehr; 26, Kerman; 27, Hormozgan; 28, Sistan va Balouchestan); 69, Climatic zones of Iran; 70, Geographical regions of Iran (1, borders of regions; 2, borders of districts), 1, North Iranian mountain region (1 a, North-Western Iran; 1 b, South Caspian mountains; 1 c, Turkmen-Khorasan mountains); 2, Caspian wet forest region; 3, South-West Iranian mountain region (3 a, Poshte-Kuh or Kabir-Kuh mountains; 3 b, Zagros mountains; 3 c, Karun Plain); 4, Central Iranian mountain region (4 a, Ghohrud mountains; 4 b, Kuhbenan mountains; 4 c, Gavkhan hollow); 5, South Iranian mountain region (5 a, mountains of Fars; 5 b, Kuh-e-Furgun mountains; 5 c, eastern part of the South Iranian mountains); 6, East Iranian mountain region (6 a, Dzham mountains; 6 b, Kayen mountains; 6 c, Pelengan mountains; 6 d, Serhed tableland); 7, high plains of the Iranian highland (7 a, Dasht-e- Kavir desert; 7 b, Dasht-e-Lut desert; 7 c, Sistan hollow, 7 d, Namakzar hollow); 71, Division of the Iranian territory into studied sites, abbreviations as in Table 1.

TABLE 1. The two-way table of presence-absence data for Heliothinae  species and areas in Iran. Geographical territories are abbreviated as: NNW—north part of the North-West Iran, the Araxes River basin, Talysh Mountains and Arasbaran Forest; NW—North-West Iran, excluding the Araxes River basin, NW of Zagros Mountains including West Azerbaijan, Kordestan and North of Kermanshah; C—the Caspian wet forest region; G – Golestan Forest; E—southern macroslope of the Alburs (=Elburs) Mountains including North of Tehran and Qazvin; NE—the Turkmen-Khorasan Mountains including Binalud and Kopet Dagh Mountains; TS—the Torkman-Sahra Transcaspian plain and other plains

North-East Iran; Z—South-West Iran Mountain region, mainly Zagros Mountains including S Kermanshah, Lorestan, North of Khuzestan, Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari, Kohkiluye

Boyer-Ahmad, Ilam, Eat of Esfahan, Markazi, Hamedan, excluding the part in Fars; ZF—Zagros Mts. in Fars; NZK—North Iran provinces Zanjan and Qazvin; NTQ— North Iranian high plains, mainly Dasht-e-Kavir within the provinces of Tehran, Qom, Semnan, North of Esfahan; Gh—the Central Iranian mountains, mainly Ghohrud Mountains; SKh—the mountains of Southern Khorasan; NB—the mountains of Northern Baluchestan; Hmt – the mountains of Hormozgan including Genu Mountains; Bmt – the mountains of Southern Baluchestan; KzB – the plains of South Khuzestan and the coast of Bushehr; Oc – the coast of the Strait of Persian Gulf and the Oman Sea; I – the islands of the Strait of Persian Gulf.

Material examined: Unknown place: Keine Angaben zum Fundort, Quli Kush, leg. Brandt (paratype, SMNK). Hormozgan: Geno M., Issin, 300 m, 11.III. 1991, leg. Mirzayans & Badii ( HMIM); Straße nach Sirjan, km 107, Bandar-e-Abbas, 850 m, 07.III. 1973, leg. Ebert ( SMNK); Kuh-e-Geno, 550-650 m, 01- 05.III. 1973, leg. Ebert ( SMNK); Bander-Abbas, 40 km nördl, 04.IV. 1974, leg. Vartian ( NHMW); Bander- Abbas, 40 km nördl, 31.III. 1972, leg. Exped. Mus. Vind. ( NHMW); Bander-Abbas, 75 km nördl., 03.IV. 1974, leg. Vartian ( NHMW). Sistan va Balouchestan: Bandar-e-Chabahar, 15.II. 1938, leg. Brandt (paratype, NHMW); Bandar-e-Chabahar, 15.II. 1938, leg. Brandt ( NHMW).

SMNK

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

HMIM

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Masalia