Pingasa ruginaria (Guenée, 1858)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Pingasa
SPECIES ruginaria
AUTHOR(Guenée, 1858)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHypochroma Ruginaria Gn.
TYPE LOCALITY[Sri Lanka], Ceylon.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 1♀, BMNH; 1♂, NHMW.
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 278–279

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
interrupta Warren, 1901 Subspecies
batiaria (Plötz, 1880) Synonym of subspecies
communicans (Walker, 1860) Subspecies
commutata (Walker, 1860) Subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
nyctemerata (Walker, 1860) Synonym of species
perfectaria (Walker, 1860) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41:76–88, 298—307. 303 (as batiaria)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43(6):109–369, pls 6–14. 314
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Herbulot C. 1998a. Lépidoptères Geometridae récoltés par le Dr. J.-G. Canu dans l'île de Bioko (ex Fernando Poo) (Lepidoptera). - Lambillionea 98(2):287–292. 287 (as commutata)
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. 463 (as interrupta)
Gambia     New record (R. Goff)
Guinea   Karisch T. 2010a. Geometridae der Expeditionen H. Hoppes nach Bioko 1. Teil: Desmobathrinae, Geometrinae (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - Lambillionea 110(3):344–352. 345
Kenya   Warren W. 1901a. New Thyrididae, Epiplemidae and Geometridae from the Aethiopian region. - Novitates Zoologicae 8(1):6–20. 204 (as interrupta)
Madagascar   Pagenstecher A. 1907. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–05. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse 2. Systematische Arbeiten, Bd 2,Hft 2 (Lepidoptera Heterocera von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika: Uraniidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Thyrididae, ... - — 2(2):93–146, pl. 6. 101
Malawi   Prout L. B. 1929–1938. Die Spannerartigen Nachtfalter (Geometridae). Die Afrikanischen Spanner. Geometridae. – In: Seitz A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. - — 16:1–160. 10 (as communicans)
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 (as communicans)
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1860b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXI.– Geometrites (continued). - — 21:i–iv, 277–498. 429 (as commutata)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Walker F. 1860b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXI.– Geometrites (continued). - — 21:i–iv, 277–498. 430 (as communicans)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 101 (as communicans)
Uganda   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 101 (as commutata)
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 (as communicans)

Notes:  Oriental: Andaman Islands, India, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka.

Host Plants

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