Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856)

Yakovlev, Roman V., Sulak, Harald & Witt, Thomas J., 2019, Preliminary list of Cossidae sensu str. (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea: Cossidae: Cossinae & Zeuzerinae) of the Republic of Angola with description of a new Strigocossus species, Zootaxa 4586 (3), pp. 445-460: 450-452

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4586.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5F22E9A0-0620-4D70-AA03-439F33BA8120

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/525F4F23-9C2E-FFA8-96D1-E777EB5FBAC8

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scientific name

Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856)
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Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856)  

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Zeuzera capensis Walker, 1856: 1533   . Combination Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856)   was established by Houlbert (1916). Type locality. Port Natal [ South Africa, Natal Prov.].

Distribution. From Tanzania to South Africa ( Yakovlev 2011).

Host plants: Cassia bicapsularis   L., C. laevigata Willd.   , C. didymobotrya (Fresen.) Irwin & Barneby   , Ricinus communis   L., Pavonia columella Cav.   ( Pinhey 1979; Schoorl 1990; Kroon 1999).

Material examined. Holotype ♀, Natal ( NHMUK), examined; 1 ♂, Angola, Prov. Huambo, 6 km N Chnigenge, Serra do Dembi , 12°46.681’S 14°54.377’E, 1400 m, 25.III.2014, leg. Sulak, Naumann & Ott ( MWM). GoogleMaps  

Remarks. First record from Angola.

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Cossidae

Genus

Strigocossus

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Strigocossus capensis (Walker, 1856)

Yakovlev, Roman V., Sulak, Harald & Witt, Thomas J. 2019
2019
Loc

Zeuzera capensis

Walker 1856: 1533
1856
Loc

Strigocossus capensis

Walker 1856
1856