Problepsis erythra Wiltshire, 1982

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Problepsis
SPECIES erythra
AUTHORWiltshire, 1982
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONProblepsis erythra n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYEritrea, Elaberet, 01.vi.1937, leg. F. Vaccaro.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331.
PAGINATION 298–300, fig. 20c

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
erythra Wiltshire, 1982 Subspecies
dayensis Stadie & Stadie, 2016 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Djibouti     New record (ZSM)
Eritrea   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 300

Notes:  The record of Oman (Hausmann 1998a: 93) refers to Problepsis asira Wiltshire, 1982 (see Hausmann, Stadie & Fiebig 2016: 97).

Host Plants

Unknown