Gnophosema leucites Wiltshire, 1980

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Gnophosema
SPECIES leucites
AUTHORWiltshire, 1980
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGnophosema isometra Warren leucites subsp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYOman, Dhofar Province, Ayun Pools, 09–14.x.1977, leg. K. Guichard & P. Granville White.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 2♀, genitalia slide 1914♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTRaised to species level and transferred to Victoria by Hausmann (2009c: 112) but reinstated to Gnophosema in Hausmann et al (2016: 63).
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216.
PAGINATION 191, fig. 1

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 191
Saudi Arabia   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. 63

Host Plants

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