Sena cuneata (Brandt, 1938), Brandt, 1938

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza, 2008, The Lasiocampidae of Iran (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1791, pp. 1-52: 37-38

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.274319

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DE1D41-5104-FF9C-FF71-FD0EFF6118A4

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scientific name

Sena cuneata (Brandt, 1938)
status

 

Sena cuneata (Brandt, 1938)  

Chilena cuneata Brandt, 1938   , Ent. Rundsch. 60: 698, pl. 4, fig. 19. TL: [southern Iran, Fars, Fort Mian-Kotal] S. Iran, Dalaki- Bruecke, 300 m. Neotype: male ( SMK).

References: Brandt 1938: 698; Lajonquiére 1977: 276.

Distribution (Map 28): Iraq. - In Iran: Fars, Hormozgan and Bushehr provinces.

MAP 28. Sena cuneata (Brandt, 1938)   .

Bionomics. The species occurs from 300 to 1000 m and is on the wing from March to May; probably bivoltine. Relationship with the congeneric Sena sikarama (Ebert, 1969)   described from south-eastern Afghanistan (Safed Koh Suedseite, Kotkai) is unclear.

Material Examined: 1 male neotype, S. Iran, Dalaki-Bruecke, 300 m, 21.III 1973, leg. W. Amsel ( SMK); 1 male holotype, southern Iran, Fars, Fort Mian-Kotal, 7.V 1937, leg. F. Brandt [lost]; 1 female, Allotype, Iran mer. occ., Kasrun, 900 m, Ende IV 1938 (MWM); 1 male, 1 female, Iran, Fars, 40 km O Neiriz, 5.V 1975, leg. W. Thomas (MWM); 1 female, Iran, Prov. Fars, Nurabad, 1000 m, 21.IV 2004, leg. Benedek, Hacz (MWM). ( HMIM): Fars: Muk, Firuzabad, 1800 m, 08–09.V. 1985, leg. Mirzayans & Hashemi; Sarvestan, Robat, 1400 m, 05.V. 1996, leg. Badii, Nazari V. & Ardeh; Hormozgan: Bandar-e-Abbas, Hajiabad, 1050 m, 03.V. 1996, leg. Badii, Ardeh & Nazari V.; Geno Mt., 1590 m, 28–29.IV. 1996, leg. Ardeh, Nazari V. & Badii; Geno Mt., 1550 m, 18.IV. 1994, leg. Parchami & Ebrahimi; Hajiabad, 1140 m, 25.IV. 1996, leg. Ardeh, Badii & Nazari V.

References: Lajonquiére 1977: 275; Daricheva & Dubatolov 1990: 30; Modarres Awal (1994 & 1997: 208). Distribution (Map 29): Syria, Iraq, Turkmenistan,? Afghanistan. - In Iran: Khuzestan province.

MAP 29. Sena proxima (Staudinger, 1894)   .

Bionomics. This bivoltine species is known from the desert zone and is local. Larvae feed on Prosopis stephaniana   (Leguminosae= Fabaceae   ). Modarres Awal (1994, 1997) lists Mudar ( Calotropis procera   : Asclepiadaceae   ) as a host plant in Iran.

Material Examined: 2 males, S. Iran, Ahwaz, leg. E. P. Wiltshire ( BMNH); 2 males, Iran, Ahwaz, 16.X 1938, leg. E. P. Wiltshire (MWM). ( HMIM): Khuzestan: Behbahan, 350 m, 03.V. 1995, leg. Parchami, Ardeh & Badii.

SMK

Sarawak Museum

HMIM

Jardí Botànic Marimurtra

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lasiocampidae

Genus

Sena

Loc

Sena cuneata (Brandt, 1938)

Zolotuhin, Vadim V. & Zahiri, Reza 2008
2008
Loc

Sena proxima

Staudinger 1894
1894