Orthonama obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Larentiinae
GENUS Orthonama
SPECIES obstipata
AUTHOR(Fabricius, 1794)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONP.[halaena] obstipata
TYPE LOCALITY[Africa N], "Habitat in Barbaria Dem. Desfontaines."
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, ZMUC.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Orthonama by D. S. Fletcher (1978a: 63).
PUBLICATION Fabricius J. C. 1794. Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, Adjectis synonymis, Locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. - — 3(2):1–349.
PAGINATION 199–200 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
fluviata (Hübner, 1799) Synonym of subspecies
albicinctata (Haworth, 1809) Synonym of subspecies
contrariata (Walker, 1862) Subspecies
obstipata (Fabricius, 1794) Subspecies
gemmata (Hübner, 1799) Synonym of subspecies
angustata (Haworth, 1809) Synonym of subspecies
gemmaria (Boisduval, 1840) Synonym of subspecies
quaerendaria (Costa, 1850) Synonym of subspecies
baccata (Guenée, 1858) Synonym of subspecies
lapillata (Guenée, 1857) Synonym of subspecies
exagitata (Walker, 1862) Synonym of subspecies
intrusata (Walker, 1862) Synonym of subspecies
peracutata (Walker, 1862) Synonym of subspecies
obruptata (Walker, 1863) Synonym of subspecies
signataria (Walker, 1863) Synonym of subspecies
pigrata (Walker, 1866) Synonym of subspecies
brunneipennis (Hulst, 1896) Synonym of subspecies
inconspicua (Warren, 1896) Synonym of subspecies
discata (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. 8
Cape Verde Santiago Traub B. 1987. Die Geometroidea des Kapverdischen Inseln (Insects: Lepidoptera). - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:87–90. 89
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. 25
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. 25
Ethiopia   Debauche H. R. 1937. Entomological expedition to Abyssinia, 1926–27: Lepidoptera, Geometridae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 20:320–344, pls 7–8. 334
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. 424
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2006. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 144
Rwanda     New record (J. & W. De Prins)
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Nightingale Viette P. 1952b. Results of the Norwegian scientific expedition to Tristan da Cunha 1937–1938. Lepidoptera. - — 23:1–19, pls 1–3. 6
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Tristan da Cunha Walker F. 1862b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXV.– Geometrites (continued). - — 25:i–iv, 1281–1477. 1299 (as contrariata)
Saudi Arabia   Shalaby F. 1962. Contribution to the insect fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Bulletin de la société entomologique d'Egypte 46:339–342. 341
South Africa   Warren W. 1905e. New African Thyrididae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 12:380–409. 392 (as discata)
South Africa Eastern Cape Krüger M. 2019b. Geometridae (Lepidoptera, Geometroidea). – In: Mey W. & Krüger M. (Eds), The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpment of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:365–410. 380
Sudan   Herbulot C. 1962c. Lépidoptères Géométrides du Djebel Marrah. - Lambillionea 72(7–10):58–60. 59
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. 424
United Arab Emirates   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. 579
Yemen   Warnecke G. 1937b. Ein zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Makrolepidopteren-Fauna Südwest-Arabiens (Schluss). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 27(2):39–48, pl. 3.  
Zimbabwe     New record (R. Butler)

Notes:  Almost cosmopolitan. Migrant.

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. 579

*   Rosaceae and Polygonaceae (see Viette 1952b: 6).