Masalia albida (Hampson, 1905)

Matov, Alexej, Zahiri, Reza & Holloway, Jeremy D., 2008, The Heliothinae of Iran (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Zootaxa 1763, pp. 1-37: 23-27

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Masalia albida (Hampson, 1905)
status

 

Masalia albida (Hampson, 1905) 

Pl. 3, fig. 17; male genitalia Pl. 7, fig. 35.

Timora albida Hampson, 1905  , Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 7), 15: 450 (TL.: Algeria: Hammam-es-Salahin). Synonymy: Lecerfia chitinipyga Dumont, 1920  .

References: Hacker 2001 ( Masalia albida  ).

Bionomics: Univoltine. Moths flying from April to May. The species inhabits deserts and semideserts on medium elevations (700-1650 m). Larval host-plants are unknown.

Distribution: Saharo-Sindian. North and East Africa, Cyprus, Near East. – In Iran (Pl. 12, fig. 65) occurs in provinces Esfahan, Kerman and Hormozgan.

PLATE 10. Figures 49–56. Distributional maps; 49, Heliothis viriplaca  ; 50, H. maritima  ; 51, H. nubigera  ; 52, H. peltigera  ; 53, H. incarnata, Baluchestan  ; 54, Helicoverpa armigera  ; 55, Schinia scutosa  ; 56, Periphanes delphinii  .

PLATE 11. Figures 57–64. Distributional maps; 57, Periphanes treitschkei  ; 58, P. victorina  ; 59, Pyrrhia umbra  ; 60, Aedophron phlebophora  ; 61, A. venosa  ; 62, A. rhodites  ; 63, A. sumorita  ; 64, Heliocheilus confertissima  .

Material examined: Esfahan: Kashan, 25.V. 1973, leg. Vartian ( NHMW). Kerman: Rameshk Baru, 6 km E, Kahnuj, Jiroft, 700 m, 14.III. 1978, leg. Pazuki ( HMIM); Kerman, 100 km NW, 1650 m, 09.V. 1965, leg. Kasy & Vartian ( NHMW). Hormozgan: Bander-Abbas, 10 km nordöstl, 02.IV. 1974, leg. Vartian ( NHMW). Zahedan, 15.V. 1955, at light, leg. Shteinberg ( ZISP).

NHMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

HMIM

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra

ZISP

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Masalia