Problepsis cinerea (Butler, 1886)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Problepsis
SPECIES cinerea
AUTHOR(Butler, 1886)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArgyria cinerea, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYPakistan Central, N Pundjab, Campbellpur, 05.vii.1885.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTDowngraded to subspecies by Hausmann (1998: 93) but considered valid species by Stadie & Stadie (2016: 387).
PUBLICATION Butler A. G. 1886a. An account of two collections of Lepidoptera recently received from Somali-land. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1885:756–776, pl. 47.
PAGINATION 387; pl. 35, fig. 8 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1977b. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1975. Lepidoptera: Part I Families Cossidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and Noctuidae. Part II A list of further Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Oman. Part III Pyral... - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 1:155–178. 156 (as ocellata)

Notes:  Oriental: Pakistan; Palaearctic: Afghanistan.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Oleaceae Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata   Hausmann A., Stadie D. & Fiebig R. 2016. Family Geometridae Leach, [1815]. – In: Hacker H. (Ed.), Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea, Zygaenoidea, Thyridoidea and Hyblaeoidea of the Arabia Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepidoptera). - Esperiana 20:61–138. 97