Problepsis figurata (Warren, 1897)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Problepsis
SPECIES figurata
AUTHOR(Warren, 1897)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSomatina figurata sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Weenen, xii.1893.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Problepsis by Sihvonen et al. (2020: 611).
PUBLICATION Warren W. 1897a. New genera and species of moths from the Old-World regions in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 4:12–130.
PAGINATION 61

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
figurata (Warren, 1897) Subspecies
transfigurata (Prout L. B., 1922) Subspecies
candida (Prout L. B., 1932) Subspecies
rufitacta (Warren, 1905) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Prout L. B. 1935a. Scientific results of the Vernay-Lang Kalahari Expedition, March to September 1930. The Geometridae. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 17(1):1–13. 4
Kenya   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. 395
Madagascar   Prout L. B. 1922a. New and little-known Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 29:327–363. 336 (as transfigurata)
Malawi     ZSM
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Warren W. 1897a. New genera and species of moths from the Old-World regions in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 4:12–130. 61
South Africa Eastern Cape   TMSA
Uganda   Prout L. B. 1932b. New Geometridae from Congo Belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 21(3):241–250. 238 (as candida)
Zimbabwe     TMSA

Host Plants

Unknown