Pingasa lahayei (Oberthür, 1887)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Pingasa
SPECIES lahayei
AUTHOR(Oberthür, 1887)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHypochroma Lahayei Ch. Obtr.
TYPE LOCALITYAlgeria, Province of Oran, Aïn-Sefra, iv.1886, leg. Lahaye.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Oberthür C. 1887–1888. Descriptions de nouvelles espèces de Lépidoptères algériens. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France (6) 7:xlvii–xlix, lvii–lix, lxvii–lxviii, lxxvi, lxxxiii–lxxxiv, xcix–c.
PAGINATION lix

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
austrina Prout L. B., 1917 Subspecies
multispurcata Prout L. B., 1913 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cape Verde Santiago Báez M. & García A. 2005. Lepidoptera. – In: Arechavaleta M., Zurita N., Marrero M. C. & Martín J. L. (eds). Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde (hongos, plantas y animales terrestres). - — :1–155; chapter pagination 87–90. 87
Ethiopia   Hausmann A., Parisi F. & Sciarretta A. 2014. The geometrid moths of Ethiopia I: tribes Pseudoterpnini and Comibaenini (Lepidptera: Geometridae, Geometrinae). - Zootaxa 3768(4):460–468. 462
Gambia   Prout L. B. 1917b. New Geometridae in the Joicey collection. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 20(115):108–128, pl. 7. 111 (as austrina)
Malawi     New record (ZSM as austrina)
Nigeria   Hausmann A. 1996a. The morphology of the Geometrid moths of the Levant and its neighbouring countries (Part 1: Orthostixinae-Geometrinae). - Nota lepidopterologica 19(1–2):3–90. 14 (as multispurcta)
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1985b. New Heterocera from Oman (with a revised list of the moths known from the Musandam Peninsula). - Journal of Oman Studies 7:39–48. 42 (as multispurcata)
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. – In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179–240. 190 (as multispurcta)
Senegal   Sircoulomb G. 2009. Chiasmia gueyei n. sp., une nouvelle espèce afrotropicale (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - Entomologia Africana 14(2):54–58, pl. 1. 56 (as austrina)
Sierra Leone     New record (R. Revell)
South Africa   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 62
Swaziland   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 62
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 5 (as multispucrata)
Yemen   Hausmann A. 1999. Geometrid moth species from Yemen (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Esperiana 7:283–305, pls. 1–5. 284 (as multispurcata)
Zimbabwe   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 62

Notes:  Oriental: India, Pakistan; Palaearctic: Algeria, Iran, Morocco, Spain.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus sp.   Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 107
Anacardiaceae Rhus sp.   Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 107
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya birrea   Duke N. J. & Duke A. D. 1998. An annotated list of larval host-plants utilized by southern African Geometridae (Lepidoptera). - Metamorphosis 9(1):5–22.