Trichophysetis apicefulva Hampson, 1916

Agassiz, David, 2022, The tribe Cybalomiini (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae, Glaphyrinae) of sub-Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 5174 (2), pp. 101-156 : 114

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

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Trichophysetis apicefulva Hampson, 1916
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Trichophysetis apicefulva Hampson, 1916 .

Hendecasis apicefulva Hampson, 1916: 368 .

Imago (fig. 17) Wingspan 10–14 mm. Head white, maxillary palpus with fuscous dorsal spot, labial palpus approximately equal to diameter of eye, tufted with apex dark brown, antenna dull ochreous. Thorax and tegulae white. Forewing white, a subbasal blackish spot near dorsum, curved fulvous double antemedian fascia outer edge having a blackish spot in middle, postmedian curved fulvous double facia with inner edge with blackish scales, termen ochreous, black terminal line, fringe pale fuscous with fringe line, Hindwing white, a double antemedian curved fascia with outer edge blackish, postmedia fascia with inner edge with blackish scales, blackish terminal line, fringe as forewing.

Male genitalia (fig. 59): Uncus spatulate, broadened before apex, gnathos broadly triangular; valva with apex sub-conical, a curved process above with a hook-like point, sacculus ending in a tapered point, a long digitate process arising near base of valva with spines near its apex. Aedeagus simple, of length similar to that of valva.

Female genitalia (fig. 91): Ostium small, situated in sternum 8, ductus bursae about half length of corpus, corpus ovoid, surface internally scobinate.

Diagnosis: A predominantly white species characterised by the gently rounded fascias, especially on the forewing.

Life history: not known.

Distribution: Sierra Leone, Ghana, D.R. Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Angola, Uganda,

Type material: HT ♀ Escarpment, 7500–8000ft, Kikuyu, IEEA, [ KENYA] E. Africa ( Doherty ) abdomen in gelatin capsule ( NHMUK) .

Other material examined: SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, Weenen 1♂ xi.1927, 1♀ i–ii.1928, 1♂ (without abdomen) xii.1927, 1♂ iii–iv.1928, 1♂ i–ii.1928, 1♂ x–xii.1927 Doherty; 1♂ Annshaw Miss Barrett ; 1♂ Pt. St Johns , E. Cape xii.1969 S.N.A. Jacobs ; 1♂ 2♀ Buffelspoort 15.xii.1924 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♂ 2 ♀ nr. Ladysmith xii.1931 and 11.xii.1930 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♂ 2♀ Nylstroom 16–31.xii.1920 S.J.T. Janse ; 1♀ Mer Hanover, Hardash iii.1913 A.J.T. Janse ; 2♀ Malta, Pietermaritsburg ii.1923 G. van Som ; 1♀ Melati Park , 24–26.iii.1971 Potgieter & Strydon ; 1♀ lacking abdomen Umkomaas 23–24.i.1916 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♂ 1♀ Pretoriuskop , K.N.P. Survey 10.v.1975 Potgeiter & Goode ; 1♂ Boboma, K.N.P. Survey 10.v.1975 Potgeiter & Goode ; 1♂ 1♀ Waterval-Boven 16–17.iii.1967 Potgeiter & Goode ; 1♂ 1♀ Watervalende 22. –.1912 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♀ Bela Vista xi.1916 C.J. Swienstra ; 1♀ Morgotehe Seal ii.1920 Coll. Janse; 4♂ 2♀ Punta Milia K.N.P. Survey 6–10.iv.1974 ; 1♂ Pafuri, K.N.P. 24–29.iv.1961 D.W. Rorke; 1♂ 1♀ Lower Sabi 26.iii.1952 Janse & Vári ; 2♂ 2♀ East London xii.1945 B.C. Clark ; 1♀ P.P. Rust 24.xii.1909 A.J.T. Janse; 1♀ Ndumu Nat. 8–13.xi.1971 Strydon & Jones ; 1♂ Pretoria 10.i.1924 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♂ 2♀ Woodbvill 15.xii.1909 C.J. Swierstra ; 1♂ 2♀ Louwscreek iii.1920 G.v.D.J.A. Rob ; 1♀ Grahamstown , iii.1939 J. Oner Cooper ; 2♂ without abdomen Van Niekerk Hotel, nr Gwaai Bridge 28–29.ix.1984 A.J.T. Janse ; 2♂ 3♀ Lundi River Bridge 2m NE 3.iv.1954 A.J.T. Janse; 1♀ Stellenbosch 29.i.1916 A.J.T. Janse ; 2♂ Modderpoort 18.xii.1924 /5 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♂ 1♀ Chunies Poort 30.xii.1925 A.J.T. Janse ; 2♂ Laersdrif 5.iii.1975 J.W. Dednam ; 1♀ Port Elizabeth i.1943 G.C. Clark ; 1♂ Cambridge 1–8.iii.1948 G.C. Clark ; 1♂ Nelspruit x.1917 G. Breijer ; 3♀ Barberton 27.iii & 3.iv.1911 Miss Williams ; 1♂ Gollel, N. Zululand xi–xii.1945 H.W. Beit-Marley ; 1♂ Watervalonder 28.xi.1910 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♀ Wararb. 28.iii.1904 ; 1♀ Durban 13.v.1917 ( TMSA) ; 1♂ Eastern Cape, Province Uitenhage, Kleinrivier Wilderness 418 m 33° 3’ 15.2” S 25° 15’ 5.6” E 17.xii.2017 leg H.S. Staude; 1♂ Limpopo, Kruger National Park , Pafuri Camp GoogleMaps 218 m 22° 26’ 56.8” S 31° 18’ 38” E 3.iv.2016 leg P. Webb; 1♀ Middelfontein 15.xii.1953 D.W. Rorke ; 1♀ Kei River Bridge 22–23.i.1955 A.J.T. Janse ; SWAZILAND: Mlwula 18.ii.1994 N.J. Duke ( TMSA) ; ZIMBABWE: Mutare 3♂ 1♀ 29.xiii.1993 D.J.L. Agassiz ; ANGOLA: 3♀ João de Almmeida 29.iii.1972 ; 1♀ without abdomen Umtali, Rhod 9.i.1918 A.J.T. Janse ; 1♂ Victoria Falls Road, 15 km from Bulawayo 24.iv.1954 A.J.T. Janse; Victoria Falls Camp 3–4.viii.1954 A.J.T. Janse ; MALAWI: 1♀ below Chiromo 2.viii.1899 J.M. de Jersey ; KENYA: Nairobi 1♂ Ngong iv–v.1954 Fowler & Coulson ; 1♂ x.1952 E. Pinhey; 1♀ x.1956 R. Coulson, 1♂ BEA iv.1927 D.H. Hopkins; 1♂ v.1920 W.N. van Sommeren; 1♂ v.1927 D.M. Hopkins; Mombasa 1♂ 1x.1890 Ansorge ( NHMUK) ; 5♂ Rumuruti 6000 ft 18.x.1999 D.J.L. Agassiz; 1♂ same locality 20.x.1999 slide DJLA 1251 ; 1♂ Rumuruti 1800 m 0° 20’ N 36° 35’ E 29.iv.2003 D.J.L. Agassiz; 2♂, Rumuruti GoogleMaps 1840 m 0° 21’ 57” N 36° 7’ 41” E D. Agassiz, L. Aarvik & A. Kingston; 1♂ Eastern, Lewa GoogleMaps 2000 m 0° 8’ 25” N 37° 27’ 24” E 10–12.xii.2015 D. Agassiz & K. Larsen ( DJLA) GoogleMaps ; TANZANIA: 1♂ without abdomen Dar es Salaam ; 1♂ Biharamulo 5000 ft 2° 37’ 53”S 31° 18’ 17” S 6.v.2001 D. Agassiz & A. Kingston; 1♀ Pangani s.l. 13.viii.2000 D.J.L. Agassiz slide DJLA 1255 ( DJLA) ; 1♀ Morogoro 500 m, Orchard near Mikese 6° 46’ S 37°55’ E 8.vii.2009 GoogleMaps leg. J & W. De Prins; 1♀ Morogoro 500 m SUA Horticultural Unit 6° 50’ S 37° 39’ E 13.v.2010 GoogleMaps leg. J & W. De Prins; 1♂ Morogoro 500 m Mazimba Orchard 6° 47’ S 37° 37’ E 7.vii.2009 leg. J. & W. De Prins; 1♂ Morogoro GoogleMaps 600 m Uluguru Mts , 6° 59’ S 37° 33’ E 14.v.2010 leg. J. & W. De Prins GoogleMaps ; UGANDA: 1♂ Rwenzori , Bundibugyo 3440 ft 22.viii.1952 D.S. Fletcher; 1♀ Rwenzori xi.1934 – i.1936 B.M. E.Africa Exp ; ETHIOPIA: 1♂ 9.v.1939 , 1♀ 2.vi.1939 Harar ( NHMUK) ; D.R. CONGO |: 1♂ bas-congo 320 m, Nat. Res. Luki-Mayumba 5° 37’ S 13°5’E 23,v,2007 leg J.& W. de Prins GoogleMaps ; GHANA: 1♀ Northern Terr. Navaro vii.1923 2♀ viii.1923 A.W. Cardinall; SIERRA LEONE: 1♂ 19.x.1895 W.G. Clements ( NHMUK) ; KENYA: 1♂ Athi River xi.1948 G.N.D. Beale , 1♀ Nairobi xi.1959 R. Carcasson det K. Maes ; 1♀ Rift Valley, Matthews Range KWS Campsite 01° 10’ 41.3” N 37° 12’ 57.9” E GoogleMaps 1331 m 7–9.xii.2002 K. Maes; 1♂ Nairobi, Oluloa Forest NMKIPR Compound 01° 22’ S 36° 43’ E GoogleMaps , 1800m 23.v.1999 B. Bytebier; 3♂ 5♀ Rift Valley, Ol Ari Nyiro Ranch, Mutakan Gorge 0° 36’ 17.4” S 36° 22’ 52” E K. Maes & P. Ochieng 19–20.vi.2002 ( ABSRC) GoogleMaps . [ SOUTH AFRICA] Northern Province, near Boekenhout Stn , 24° 39’ 33” S 28° 36’ 01” E. 30–31.i.1998 D.M. Kroon GoogleMaps ; ♂ Mogaliesburg 7.xii.1973 D.M. Kroon .

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

TMSA

Transvaal Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Trichophysetis

Loc

Trichophysetis apicefulva Hampson, 1916

Agassiz, David 2022
2022
Loc

Hendecasis apicefulva

Hampson, G. F. 1916: 368
1916