Nomophila noctuella (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Spilomelinae
GENUS Nomophila
SPECIES noctuella
AUTHOR(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONT.[inea] Noctuella
TYPE LOCALITY[Austria], near Vienna.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Types destroyed (see Horne & Kahle 1933–1937: 243).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Denis M. & Schiffermüller I. 1775. Ankündung [sic] eines systematischen Werkes der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend herausgegeben von einigen Lehrern am k. k. Theresianum. - — :i, 1–323, pls 1–3.
PAGINATION 136 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
hybridalis (Hübner, 1796) Synonym of species
incertalis Hübner, 1825 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Algeria Hoggar and Tassili Rothschild W. 1915a. On the Lepidoptera collected in 1913–1914 by Herr Geyr von Schweppenburg on a journey to the Hoggar Mountains (Sahara). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 16(94):247–258; (95): 392–402. 400
Angola   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Bahrain   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 74
Cape Verde Brava Aurivillius C. 1910b. Schmetterlinge gesammelt in Westafrika von Leonardo Fea in den Jahren 1897–1902. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Ser. 3) 4:494–530. 501
Cape Verde Boavista Aurivillius C. 1910b. Schmetterlinge gesammelt in Westafrika von Leonardo Fea in den Jahren 1897–1902. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Ser. 3) 4:494–530. 501
Chad Tibesti Herbulot C. & Viette P. 1952. Mission de l'Office National Antiacridien au Tibesti-Tchad (1949). Lépidoptères Hétérocères. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 121:77–92. 78
Comoros   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Democratic Republic of Congo Katanga Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121–240. 177
Djibouti   Shaffer M. 1977. Pyralidae. – In: Rougeot P. C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1973–1975. Fascicule 1. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)105:22–24. 22
Ethiopia   Amsel H. G. 1963. Kleinschmetterlinge aus Äthiopien. - Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde 121:1–12. 3
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Moloney, A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i–vi, 1–533 (chapter pagination: 492–507). 506 (as hybridalis)
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1916a. 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
Lesotho   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Madagascar   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Malawi   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Mauritania   Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121–240. 178
Mauritius   Viette P. 1957d. Lépidoptères (excepté les Tordeuses et les Géométrides). – In: La Faune entomologique de l'Ile de la Réunion. I. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 8:137–226, pls 1–4. 182
Mozambique   Joannis J. de 1927. Pyralidae d'Afrique australe, principalement du district de Lourenço-Marques. - Bulletin de la Société lépidoptérologique de Genève 5(4):181–256. 252
Namibia   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Niger   Rothschild W. 1921b. On the Lepidoptera collected by Capt. A. Buchanan in Northern Nigeria and the Southern Sahara in 1919–1920. Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 28(2):215–229. 228
Oman   Pelham-Clinton E. C. 1977. Pyralidae from Oman: specimens in the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh. - Journal of Oman Studies pecial Rep. 1:177–178. 177
Réunion   Viette P. 1957d. Lépidoptères (excepté les Tordeuses et les Géométrides). – In: La Faune entomologique de l'Ile de la Réunion. I. - Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar (E) 8:137–226, pls 1–4. 182
Saudi Arabia   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Senegal   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
Seychelles Assomption Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15 (Zool.)(1):1–28, pl. 1. 27
Seychelles Mahé Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls 1–16. 110
Seychelles Sainte-Anne Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 51
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 51
South Africa Gauteng Hampson G. F. 1898c. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 1(2):158–164. 163
South Africa   Zeller P. C. 1852b. Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J. A. Wahlberg in Caffrorum terra collegit. - Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Nye Handlingar (Ser. 3) 40:1–120. 51 (as hybridalis)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Butler A. G. 1875b. On a collection of Lepidoptera from southern Africa, with descriptions of new genera and species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 16(96):394–420. 416 (as hybridalis)
South Africa Free State Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 74
South Africa Western Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 74
Sudan   Warren W. & Rothschild W. 1905. Lepidoptera from the Sudan. - Novitates Zoologicae 12:21–33, pl. 4. 29
Tanzania   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186
United Arab Emirates   Asselbergs J. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Pyraloidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):469–561. 554
Western Sahara   Rungs Ch. 1992. Premier aperçu sur la faune des lépidoptères du Sahara occidental. - Alexanor 17:335–382. 359
Yemen   Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 275
Zimbabwe   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 186

Notes:  Mainly in the Old World, but not cosmopolitan (Martiré & Rochat 2008: 253); Australasian: Hawaii; Oriental: India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan; Palaearctic: Afghanistan, Algeria, China, Egypt (Sinai), Europe, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Morocco, Nepal, Tunisia, Turkey.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Polygonaceae Polygonum sp.   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 184
Fabaceae Trifolium sp.   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 184
Undefined Undefined Grasses   Munroe E. G. 1973. A supposedly cosmopolitan insect: the celery webworm and allies, genus Nomophila Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae). - Canadian Entomologist 105(2):177–216. 184
Polygonaceae Polygonum aviculare   Asselbergs J. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Pyraloidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):469–561. 557
Fabaceae Medicago sp.   Asselbergs J. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Pyraloidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):469–561. 557
Poaceae Zea mays   Asselbergs J. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Pyraloidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):469–561. 557
Poaceae Triticum sp.   Asselbergs J. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Pyraloidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):469–561. 557
Poaceae Stenotaphrum dimidiatum Réunion Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1–552, pls 1–11. 412