Syllepte retractalis (Hampson, 1912)

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Spilomelinae
GENUS Syllepte
SPECIES retractalis
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSylepta [sic] retractalis, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ghana], Gold Coast, Kumasi, leg. H. Whiteside.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, no. 1055092, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1912d. Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 10(55):1–20; (60): 557–574.
PAGINATION 10

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Pujol R. 1962. Lépidoptères défoliateurs des colatiers. - Café, Cacao, Thé 6(4):296–310. 307
Côte d'Ivoire   Pujol R. 1957. Etude préliminaire des principaux insectes nuisibles aux colatiers. - Journal d'Agriculture tropicale et de Botanique appliquée 4(5–6):241–264. 252
Ghana   Hampson G. F. 1912d. Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 10(55):1–20; (60): 557–574. 10
Sierra Leone     New record (R. Revell)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Cola nitida   Pujol R. 1962. Lépidoptères défoliateurs des colatiers. - Café, Cacao, Thé 6(4):296–310. 307
Sterculiaceae Theobroma cacao   Pujol R. 1962. Lépidoptères défoliateurs des colatiers. - Café, Cacao, Thé 6(4):296–310. 307