Trichophysetis preciosalis (Guillermet, 1996)

Agassiz, David, 2022, The tribe Cybalomiini (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae, Glaphyrinae) of sub-Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 5174 (2), pp. 101-156 : 113

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5174.2.1

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scientific name

Trichophysetis preciosalis (Guillermet, 1996)
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Trichophysetis preciosalis (Guillermet, 1996)

Pyralis preciosalis Viette & Guillermet, 1996: 93 .

Imago (fig. 15): Wingspan 13–15mm.

Male genitalia (fig. 57): Uncus digitate, broader in middle, gnathos about ¾ length of uncus; valva slender, rather shorter than uncus, process arising from inside valva long and curved, tapering to a point at its apex. Aedeagus almost twice length of uncus, gently curved with a cluster of small cornuti.

Female genitalia (fig. 89): Ostium weakly defined, antrum lightly sclerotised, ductus bursae of similar length to corpus bursae, slightly ridged at anterior end, corpus bursae ovoid, surface scobinate.

Diagnosis: Characterised by its even pale orange colour with evenly curved fasicas on the forewing. Male genitalia distinguished by the small valva and strong process arising from inside valva.

Life history: not known.

Distribution: Madagascar and La Réunion.

Holotype ♂ in MNHNP.

Material examined: MADAGASCAR: Diego Suarez (G. Melou) 71 specimens: (4) 3.i.1917, 19.i.1917; (2) 2.ii.1917; (7) 3.ii.1917; (31) 5.ii.1917; (3) 16.ii.1917; ii–iv.1917; (2) iii–iv.1917; (2) 15.iv.1917; (2) 18.iv.1917; 24.iv.1917; 12.v.1917; 15.vi.1917 BM Pyralidae genitalia slide 23258 ♂; 18.vi.1917; (3) 24.vi.1917; (2) 24– 26.vi.1917; 12.vii.1917; (2) 16.vii.1917 inc. BM Pyralidae genitalia slide 23259 ♀; 23.viii.1917; 25.viii.1917;

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Trichophysetis

Loc

Trichophysetis preciosalis (Guillermet, 1996)

Agassiz, David 2022
2022
Loc

Pyralis preciosalis

Viette & Guillermet 1996: 93
1996