Thalassodes quadraria Guenée, 1858

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Thalassodes
SPECIES quadraria
AUTHORGuenée, 1858
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONThalassodes Quadraria Gn.
TYPE LOCALITYInde Centrale? Nouvelle Hollande?
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, BMNH; Paralectotype ♂, 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 360

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
aequaria (Mabille, 1898) Synonym of species
chlorinaria (Mabille, 1898) Synonym of species
digressa (Walker, 1861) Synonym of species
ricinaria Guenée, 1862 Synonym of species
sapoliaria (Swinhoe, 1904) Synonym of species
subreticulata Mabille, 1900 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cape Verde São Nicolao Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 2 (as digressa)
Cape Verde Brava Hausmann A. & Aistleitner E. 2008. The Geometridae of Cape Verde Islands. - — :1–7. 3
Cape Verde São Vicente Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 2 (as digressa)
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
Cape Verde Fogo 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
Cape Verde Santo Antão 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
Central African Republic   Sircoulomb G. 2013a. Les Geometridae du parc national de Dzanga Ndoki (R.C.A.) : inventaire et description d'une nouvelle espèce du genre Microlyces Herbulot, 1981 (Lepidoptera) (1° contribution). - Entomologia Africana 18(1):29–36. 34
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Herbulot C. 1981a. Mission P. Viette à la grande Comore. Lepidoptera Geometridae. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 85 (1980)(11–12):266–273. 267
Comoros Mayotte (Maore) Hampson G. F. 1908a. On the moths collected during the cruise of the "Valhalla" during the winter 1905–06 by Mr. E. G. B. Meade-Waldo. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 1(6):474–491. 477
Comoros   Mabille P. 1898. Description de Lépidoptères nouveaux. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 66(1897)(2–3):182–231, pl. 9. 231 (as aequaria)
Congo     ZSM
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Debauche H. R. 1941. Hemitheinae d'Afrique tropicale (Lep. Het., Geometridae). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 34(3–4):297–315, pls. 10–11. 305 (as digressa)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
Gambia     New record (R. Goff)
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. 547 (as sapoliaria)
Madagascar   Mabille P. 1898. Description de Lépidoptères nouveaux. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 66(1897)(2–3):182–231, pl. 9. 231(as chlorinaria)
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 104 (as digressa)
Mauritius Rodrigues Herbulot C. 1981c. Mission entomologique du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale aux Monts Uluguru, Tanzanie (L. Berger, N. Leloup et J. Debecker, V–VIII.1971). 26. Lepidoptera Geometridae. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 95(1):216–226. 217
Mauritius   Janse A. J. T. 1933–1935. The Moths of South Africa. Volume II. Geometridae (concluded). - — 2(1):1–448, pls. 1–15. 288
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 104 (as digressa)
Nigeria   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 547 (as sapoliaria)
Réunion   Guenée A. M. 1862. Lépidoptères. – In: Maillard, L., Notes sur l'île de la Réunion (Bourbon) (Annexe G). - — :1–72; pls. 12–13. 33 (as ricinaria)
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323. 272
Seychelles Curieuse Woods P. J. 2013. The Lepidoptera of Curieuse Island, Seychelles. - Phelsuma 21:58–64. 63
Seychelles Cousine Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls.. 68
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls.. 68
Seychelles Aldabra Herbulot C. 1957a. Résultats de l'expédition zoologique du Professeur Dr. Hakan Lindberg aux îles du Cap Vert durant l'hiver 1953–54. No 12 Lepidoptères Geometridae. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 16(10):1–8, pl. 1. 2 (as digressa)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Walker F. 1861a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXII.– Geometrites (continued). - — 22:i–iv, 499–755. 513 (as digressa)
São Tomé & Principe São Tomé Prout L. B. 1927a. A list of the Geometridae (Lep. Het) known to occur in the Island of São Thomé, with descriptions of some new species collected by Mr. T. A. Barns. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 75(1):187–200, pl. 20. 188 (as digressa)
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. 377
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1958b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Geometridae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(6):77–176. 82
Yemen   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. 110
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 104 (as digressa)
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 104 (as digressa)

Notes:  Oriental: India. The record of Principe, as Thalassodes digressa, (Herbulot 1957a: 2), refers to Thalassodes regressa Herbulot 1958 (Herbulot 1957a: 108).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis Réunion Guenée A. M. 1862. Lépidoptères. – In: Maillard, L., Notes sur l'île de la Réunion (Bourbon) (Annexe G). - — :1–72; pls. 12–13. 33
Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica Réunion Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 329
Rosaceae Rosa sp. Réunion Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 329
Fabaceae Crotalaria verrucosa Réunion Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 329
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Hausmann A., Stadie D. & Fiebig R. 2016. Family Geometridae Leach, [1815]. – In: Hacker H. (Ed.), Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea, Zygaenoidea, Thyridoidea and Hyblaeoidea of the Arabia Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepidoptera). - Esperiana 20:61–138. 66
Fabaceae Tamarindus indica Réunion Bippus M. 2017c. On some Geometridae (Lepidoptera) collected in Madagascar and the Mascarene islands. - Phelsuma 25:13–29. 27
Anacardiaceae Rhus longipes Réunion Bippus M. 2017c. On some Geometridae (Lepidoptera) collected in Madagascar and the Mascarene islands. - Phelsuma 25:13–29. 27