Heortia ocellata (Hampson, 1916)

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Odontiinae
GENUS Heortia
SPECIES ocellata
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1916)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSameodes ocellata, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Somalia N], Somaliland, Mandera, 47 miles SW of Berbera, 3000 ft, 19.ix.1908, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 9°52'0" Longitude: 44°43'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 2♀, BMNH, OUMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1916a. On moths from Somaliland. - In: Poulton E. B., On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91-182, pls 1-2.
PAGINATION 174; pl. 2, fig. 44 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Hayden J. E. 2009b. A new genus of Caribbean Odontiinae with Palaeotropical affinities (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 63(4):185-208. 189
Ghana   Peacock A. D. 1913. Entomological pests and problems of southern Nigeria. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 4:191-220. 216
Nigeria   Peacock A. D. 1913. Entomological pests and problems of southern Nigeria. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 4:191-220. 216
Somalia   Hampson G. F. 1916a. On moths from Somaliland. - In: Poulton E. B., On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91-182, pls 1-2. 174

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Apocynaceae Funtumia elastica Ghana Peacock A. D. 1913. Entomological pests and problems of southern Nigeria. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 4:191-220. 216
Apocynaceae Holarrhena floribunda Ghana Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i-lxx, 1-244. 39