Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Scopula
SPECIES minorata
AUTHOR(Boisduval, 1833)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[eometra] Minorata. Boisd.
TYPE LOCALITYMauritius.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, not found (see Guillermet 2006: 312).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls. 1–16.
PAGINATION 115–116

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
conscutanea (Walker, 1863) Synonym of species
consentanea (Walker, 1861) Synonym of species
holobapharia (Mabille, 1900) Synonym of species
luculata (Guenée, 1858) Synonym of species
mauritiata (Guenée, 1862) Synonym of species
mombasae (Warren, 1904) Synonym of species
ochroleucaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1844) Synonym of species
ochroleucata (Herrich-Schäffer, 1847) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon     New record (D. Simon)
Cape Verde São Vicente Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 5
Cape Verde Santo Antão Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 5
Cape Verde Brava Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 5
Cape Verde São Nicolao Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 5
Cape Verde Santiago Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 5
Comoros Anjouan (Ndzwani) Pagenstecher A. 1907. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–05. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse 2. Systematische Arbeiten, Bd 2,Hft 2 (Lepidoptera Heterocera von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika: Uraniidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Thyrididae, ... - — 2(2):93–146, pl. 6. 99 (as luculata)
Comoros Mayotte (Maore) Pagenstecher A. 1907. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–05. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse 2. Systematische Arbeiten, Bd 2,Hft 2 (Lepidoptera Heterocera von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika: Uraniidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Thyrididae, ... - — 2(2):93–146, pl. 6. 99 (as luculata)
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 206
Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Strand E. 1917h. Lepidoptera. – In: Voeltzkow, A., Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–1905. Band 3, Heft 5. Systematische Arbeiten. Flora und Fauna der Comoren. - — 3(5):466–472. 470 (as luculata)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Debauche H. R. 1938a. Geometridae (Lep. Het.). Explorations du Parc National Albert. Mission G. F. de Witte (1933–1935). - — 20:1–56, pls. 1–6. 16
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Debauche H. R. 1938a. Geometridae (Lep. Het.). Explorations du Parc National Albert. Mission G. F. de Witte (1933–1935). - — 20:1–56, pls. 1–6. 16
Egypt   Fletcher D. S. 1963b. Ergebnisse der Zoologischen Nubien-Expedition 1962. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 66:469–470. 469 (as ochroleucaria)
Ghana   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 555 (as consentanea)
Kenya   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 555 (as consentanea)
Madagascar   Prout L. B. 1932a. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911–1912). Insectes Lépidoptères. III. Geometridae. - Mémoires de la Société zoologique de France 29(5):375–512. 408
Mauritius   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls. 1–16. 116
Mauritius Rodrigues Guillermet C. 2006a. Les Hétérocères ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 2. Noctuidae trifides, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Geometridae, Uraniidae. - — :1–442, pls. 1–10. 312
Nigeria   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 558
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 193 (as ochroleucaria)
Réunion   Guenée A. M. 1862. Lépidoptères. – In: Maillard, L., Notes sur l'île de la Réunion (Bourbon) (Annexe G). - — :1–72; pls. 12–13. 33 (as mauritiata)
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. – In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179–240. 192 (as ochroleucaria)
Seychelles Denis 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. 16
Seychelles Coëtivy Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288
Seychelles Arros Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288
Seychelles Aldabra 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. 16
Seychelles Praslin Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288
Seychelles Farquhar Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288
Seychelles Bird 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. 16
Seychelles Cosmoledo 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. 128
Seychelles Silhouette 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. 16
Seychelles Mahé de Joannis J. 1894. Mission scientifique de Ch. Alluaud des îles Seychelles. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 63:425–438. 435
Seychelles Aride Bowler J., Bullock, I., Cadbury J., Gerlach J. & Hunter J. 1999. The ecology and conservation of Aride island, Seychelles. - Phelsuma 7:37–55. 51
Seychelles Fregate Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288
Sierra Leone   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 555 (as consentanea)
Somalia   Prout L. B. 1916b. Geometridae. – 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. 149
South Africa   Walker F. 1861a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXII.– Geometrites (continued). - — 22:i–iv, 499–755. 746 (as consentaria)
Sudan   Rebel H. & Zerny H. 1917. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der mit Unterstützung der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien aus der Erbschaft Treitl von F. Werner unternommenen zoologischen Expedition nach dem anglo-ägyptischen Sudan (Kordofan), 1914. 1. Lepidoptera. - Denkschriften der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 93:423–446, pl. 1. 433 (as ochroleucaria)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Prout L. B. 1932a. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911–1912). Insectes Lépidoptères. III. Geometridae. - Mémoires de la Société zoologique de France 29(5):375–512. 408
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1958b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Geometridae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(6):77–176. 95
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 5 (as ochroleucaria)
Yemen   Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288
Yemen Socotra Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)Zool. 13(1):265–324; pl. 17. 288

Notes:  Oriental: Andamans, India, Myanmar, Nicobars, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka; Palaearctic: Afghanistan, S Europe, Iraq, Palestine.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Hausmann A. & Skou P. 2008. Order Lepidoptera, family Geometridae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):562–590. 573