Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ronkay, Laszlo, Behounek, Gottfried & Müller, Günter C., 2015, PLusiinae (Excl. Abrostolini) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of Ethiopia. A faunistical survey with biogeographical comments, Zootaxa 4013 (2), pp. 235-251: 245

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4013.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7E00F895-233E-4826-AE45-D1F8AF9E6E1F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8A5E9776-FFB0-FF87-FF18-F9A6FAF7F8DE

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Autographa gamma (Linnaeus, 1758) 

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Material examined. Tigray region, Simien National Park. 3500 m. V. 2005. Leg. Kravchenko V.

Literature. Kravchenko et al. 2007; Wiltshire 1990.

General distribution pattern. Throughout the entire Palearctic region including North Africa (Hacker 2001; Nazmi et al. 1981). In Sub-Saharan Africa recorded only from Ethiopia.

Distribution in Ethiopia. Throughout medium and high elevations (especially Shewa region). Common above 2.000 m.

Host plants. Polyphagous on different Lamiaceae  plants, pest of many vegetables, also alfalfa and clover.