Hyperlais squamosa ( Hampson, 1913 )

Agassiz, David, 2022, The tribe Cybalomiini (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae, Glaphyrinae) of sub-Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 5174 (2), pp. 101-156 : 105

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

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scientific name

Hyperlais squamosa ( Hampson, 1913 )
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Hyperlais squamosa ( Hampson, 1913)

Pionea squamosa Hampson, 1913: 14

Imago (fig.1): Wingspan 15–17 mm.

Male genitalia: Illustrated by Mey (2011): Uncus tapered, gnathos of similar length to uncus, valva pointed, sacculus terminating in a small hook, aedeagus with 4–5 strong cornuti.

Female genitalia: Illustrated by Mey (2011): ostium and antrum wide, seminal duct prominent, ductus bursae wide and wrinkled, corpus bursae with large bulla on one side.

Diagnosis: The greyish colour of the forewing and chequered fringe distinguish this from other members of the genus together with the multiple cornuti in the aedeagus.

Life history: not known.

Distribution: South Africa, Namibia.

Type material: Holotype ♀ Deelfontein, Northern Cape BM Pyralidae Genitalia slide 17215 ( NHMUK).

Material examined: NAMIBIA: 1♂ 1♀ Fishriver Gondwana Canyon Lodge 13.x.20 leg. W.Mey, Ebert, Mey & Kühne ; 1♀ same locality 1.xii.2008 Ebert, Mey & Kühne ; SOUTH AFRICA: 1♂ 1♀ Koeroegapviapte 14–16.x.2001 leg. W. Mey and 6–11.x.2002 leg. K. Ebert.

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Hyperlais

Loc

Hyperlais squamosa ( Hampson, 1913 )

Agassiz, David 2022
2022
Loc

Pionea squamosa

Hampson, G. F. 1913: 14
1913