Hyperlais xanthomista Mey, 2011

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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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6986114

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Hyperlais xanthomista Mey, 2011
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Hyperlais xanthomista Mey, 2011

Hyperlais xanthomista Mey, 2011: 244 .

Imago (fig. 2): Wingspan 12–18 mm. Described by Mey (2011). Head pale buff, maxillary palpus less than diameter of eye, concolorous with head, labial palpus of male 2× diameter of eye, antenna pale buff. Thorax and tegulae pale straw. Forewing straw, two small dots in disc, termen with a series of black dots, fringe shining fuscous, with distinct fringe line. Hindwing very pale fuscous.

Male genitalia (fig. 49): Described by Mey (2011). Uncus tapered, gnathos almost as long as uncus, valva gradually tapered and curved backwards, sacculus combrising a sclerotised bar from just before halfway almost to apex of valva; saccus extended to a point. Aedeagus as long as armature with two cornuti.

Female genitalia (fig. 83): Described by Mey (2011).

Diagnosis: Distinguished by the yellowish colour of the forewings.

Life history: Not known.

Distribution: Kenya, Somalia, Namibia, Mozambique, Madagascar.

Holotype: ♂ Namibia ( NMNW).

Material examined: SOMALIA: 1♀ Mugdisho 23.vii.1986 A.G. Parker; ZIMBABWE 1♂ Chirisa S.A. S.W.R.I. 3.i.1992 P.G. Haynes; MOZAMBIQUE: 2♂ Delagoa Bay, S. Africa, J. 1887 Meyrick Coll.; KENYA: 1♀ Namanga 4500 ft iii.1951 E. Pinhey ( NHMUK) ; KENYA: 1 specimen Nakuru 27.ix.1948 A. Townsend ( NMK) ; Rift Valley : L. Baringo 3000ft 0° 36’ 20” N 36° 01’ 10” E 1♀ 23.i.1999; GoogleMaps 1♂ 1♀; Lake Bogoria 3000ft 0° 20’ 36” N 36° 04’ E 1♂ 1♀ 6.ii.1999 slides DJLA 910, 909; 1♂ 1♀; 19.ii.1999; 2♂ 3.vii.1999; 1♂ 16.xi.2006, 1♂ 20.xi.2006; 1♀ Rumuruti 20.x.1999, 1♀ 26.xi.2008; GoogleMaps 1♂ Gilgil 210m 0° 37’ S 36° 22’ E 1.xii.2008; GoogleMaps Central: Naro Moru 1960m 0° 9’ 5” S 37° 0’ 40” E 3♂ 1.xii.2008; GoogleMaps 1♂ 1♀ 2.xii.2008; Eastern: 1♀ Embu 5000ft 28.v.2000; Lewa 2000m 0° 8’ 25” N 37° 27’ 24” E 10-12.xii.2015; GoogleMaps Coast: 1♂ Rukinga Estate   GoogleMaps 500m 3° 42’ 22” S 38° 461’ 34” E 12.xi.2012 ( DJLA); 1♂ 1♀ Rift Vallley, 23.4 km E of Lodwar to Kapachol 03° 17’ 36.5” N 35° 42’ 56.9” E 512 m 24.xi.2002 K. Maes, GoogleMaps 1 specimen Lake Bogoria 0° 15’ N 36° 06’ E 1050 m 4.vii.1999 K. Maes, GoogleMaps 1♂ Samburu Nat. Res. near Uaso Nyiro river Intrepid Camp 0° 34’ 34.8” N 37° 39’ 36” E 910 m 14.xii.2002 K. Maes; GoogleMaps 1♀ Coast, Taita Discovery Centre 500 m 03° 42’ S 38° 46’ E 1.iv.2001 leg J & W De Prins; GoogleMaps 4 specimens Tana River Primate Reserve, Mchelelo Camp Riverine Forest 251 m 01° 52’ 59” S 40° 08’ 20” E 14.xii.2002 K. Maes ( ABSRC) GoogleMaps ; MADAGASCAR 1 ♂ Diego Suarez 12–15.ix.1917 (G. Melou) BM Pyralidae Genitalia slide No. 23243 NHMUK 010919118 ( NHMUK) .

NMNW

National Museum of Namibia

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

NMK

National Museums of Kenya

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Hyperlais

Loc

Hyperlais xanthomista Mey, 2011

Agassiz, David 2022
2022
Loc

Hyperlais xanthomista

Mey, W. 2011: 244
2011