Pingasa abyssiniaria (Guenée, 1858)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Pingasa
SPECIES abyssiniaria
AUTHOR(Guenée, 1858)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHypochroma Abyssiniaria Gn.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ethiopia], Abyssinia, Harar, 03.iii.1938, leg. R. E. Ellison.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Neotype ♀, designated by Fletcher (1956a: 29–39), BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Guenée A. M. 1858a. In: Boisduval, J. A. B. & Guenée, A. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des Lépidoptères. IX. Uranides et Phalénites. Tome I. - — 9:1–xxxvii, 1–514.
PAGINATION 277

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
abyssiniaria (Guenée, 1858) Subspecies
rufata Fletcher D. S., 1956 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Guenée A. M. 1858b. In: Boisduval, J. A. B. & Guenée, A. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des Lépidoptères. X. Uranides et Phalénites. Tome II. - — 10:1–584. 277
Kenya   Fletcher D. S. 1956a. New species of African Geometridae. - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London (B) 25:29–42, pls. 1–6. 30 (as rufata)
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 101
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 101
Rwanda     New record (ZSM, as rufata)
South Africa Gauteng Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 258
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 258
Tanzania, United Republic of     New record (ZSM)
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 101
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 101

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Apocynaceae Carissa sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 101
Anacardiaceae Schinus sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 101