Hyperlais conspersalis Mey, 2011

Agassiz, David, 2022, The tribe Cybalomiini (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea, Crambidae, Glaphyrinae) of sub-Saharan Africa, Zootaxa 5174 (2), pp. 101-156 : 106

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FDA769F6-538A-4E07-8166-684850930C16

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6993704

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B48783-FFA9-FF5B-FF63-FC5FC63DF96F

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Hyperlais conspersalis Mey, 2011
status

 

Hyperlais conspersalis Mey, 2011

Hyperlais conspersalis Mey, 2011: 244–5 .

Imago (fig. 4): Wingspan 13–15 mm. Described by Mey (2011).

Male genitalia (fig. 51): Described by Mey (2011).

Female genitalia (fig. 85): Described by Mey (2011).

Diagnosis: The hindwing of the adult shows a marked contrast between the dark costal area and the white of the dorsal part. In the male genitalia the evenly tapered valva and the two cornuti in the aedeagus are diagnostic.

Life history (figs. p.72): Has been reared from flowers and leaves of Maerua juncea and M. rosmarinoides (A. & I. Sharp), larvae i, iv & ix.

Distribution: Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Material examined: MOZAMBIQUE: 1♀ Busi River , Chirinde P.E.A. x.1953 E. Pinhey ; NAMIBIA: 1♀ 4 mls W of Otjiwarongo 16.ii.1972 BM Pyralidae Genitalia slide No. 23110 ; 1♀ Sessien Canyon, Maltahöhe 2800 ft 21– 22.i.1972 BM Pyralidae Genitalia slide 21707 ; 1♂ 19 mls NE or Karibib, Ameib Farm 3100–3500 ft 31.i.–2.ii.1972 ; 1♂ 9 mls SSW Sessien 19–20.i.1972 Southern African Expedition ( NHMUK) ; UGANDA: 1♂ Western, Murchison Falls N.P. Sambiya Lodge 2500 ft. 31.vii.2000 D.J.L. Agassiz DJLA slide 1268 ; TANZANIA: Arusha, Ngorongoro 7500 ft. 3° 14’ 37” S 35° 30’ 41” E 8.v.2001 D.J.L. Agassiz ( DJLA) GoogleMaps ; SOUTH AFRICA: 3♀ Limpopo, Hoedspruit, Casketts farm, 24 20’ 36” S 31 09’ 07” E, 15.viii.2013, 30.x.2013, 28.i.2015 A. & I. Sharp GoogleMaps ; ZIMBABWE: 1 ♀ Manicaland, Musangani, Odzi 18° 56.741’ S 32° 28.759’ E 10.iii.2022 D. Agassiz & A. Kingston ( DJLA) GoogleMaps .

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Crambidae

Genus

Hyperlais

Loc

Hyperlais conspersalis Mey, 2011

Agassiz, David 2022
2022
Loc

Hyperlais conspersalis

Mey, W. 2011: 5
2011