Prasinocyma immaculata (Thunberg, 1784)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Prasinocyma
SPECIES immaculata
AUTHOR(Thunberg, 1784)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGeometra immaculata
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa]; "Habitat Uppsaliae" [ex errore, see O. Karsholt & Nielsen 1985, A. Hausmann 2001].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Karsholt & Nielsen (1986: 448), DEUU.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Prasinocyma by Karsholt & Nielsen (1986: 448).
PUBLICATION Thunberg C. P. 1784. Dissertatio entomologica sistens insecta Svecica. Quorum Partem Primam - — :1–24, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 8 Bhl

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
immaculata (Thunberg, 1784) Subspecies
degenerata Prout L. B., 1913 Subspecies
thiaucourti Herbulot, 1993 Subspecies
scissaria (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875) Synonym of subspecies
unipuncta Warren, 1897 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. 2 (as scissaria)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Bas Congo 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 43:109–369, pls 6–14. 312 (as unipuncta)
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. 325 (as unipuncta)
Kenya   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 545 (as unipuncta)
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2005. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 145
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 103
South Africa   Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140. pl. 127
South Africa Eastern Cape Taylor J. S. 1953. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part III). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 16(2):143–167, 4 pls.. 152
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. 44 (as unipuncta)
South Africa Mpumalanga Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 290 (as scissaria)
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. 291 (as scissaria)
South Africa Limpopo Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 291 (as scissaria)
South Africa Western Cape Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 290 (as scissaria)
Sudan   Prout L. B. 1913a. Contributions to a knowledge of the subfamilies Oenochrominae and Hemitheinae of Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 20(2):388–442. 420 (as degenerata)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 297 (as unipuncta)
Uganda   Prout L. B. 1913a. Contributions to a knowledge of the subfamilies Oenochrominae and Hemitheinae of Geometridae. - Novitates Zoologicae 20(2):388–442. 420 (as degenerata)
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 291 (as scissaria)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4–8. 6
Fabaceae Acacia karroo South Africa Taylor J. S. 1953. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part III). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 16(2):143–167, 4 pls.. 152 (as scissaria)
Combretaceae Combretum caffrum South Africa Taylor J. S. 1953. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part III). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 16(2):143–167, 4 pls.. 152 (as scissaria)