Cartaletis libyssa (Hopffer, 1857)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Oenochrominae
GENUS Cartaletis
SPECIES libyssa
AUTHOR(Hopffer, 1857)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAletis Libyssa Hpfr.
TYPE LOCALITYMozambique, Querimba, leg. Peters.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTSee also Hopffer (1862: 429; pl. 28, fig. 2; http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33195412).
PUBLICATION Hopffer H. C. 1857. Diagnosen der von Peters aus Mossambique mitgebrachten Lepidoptera. - Monatsberichte der Königlich Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1857:421–423.
PAGINATION 422 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
ethelinda (Kirby, 1896) Subspecies
libyssa (Hopffer, 1858) Subspecies
natalensis Prout L. B., 1917 Subspecies
monteironis (Druce, 1883) Synonym of subspecies
entebbena Strand, 1921 Synonym of subspecies
fusciventris Gaede, 1917 Synonym of subspecies
latifasciata (Gaede, 1917) Synonym of subspecies
nigriventris (Gaede, 1917) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls. 36–41. 474 (as monteironis)
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 93
Malawi   Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18(107):375–396, pl. 19. 382
Mozambique   Hopffer H. C. 1857. Diagnosen der von Peters aus Mossambique mitgebrachten Lepidoptera. - Monatsberichte der Königlich Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1857:421–423. 422
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211. 198
South Africa   Butler A. G. 1878e. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera of the group Bombycites, in the collection of the British Museum. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1878(2):381–388. 386
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. 93
Uganda   Scoble M. J. 1999. Geometrid moths of the world. A catalogue (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - — 2 vols.:i–xxv, 1–482, 483–1016, index: 1–129. 109
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 93

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rubiaceae Oxyanthus latifolius Mozambique 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. 8
Rubiaceae Oxyanthus speciosus Mozambique Scoble M. J. 1999. Geometrid moths of the world. A catalogue (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - — 2 vols.:i–xxv, 1–482, 483–1016, index: 1–129. 109
Rubiaceae Randia axillare Mozambique Scoble M. J. 1999. Geometrid moths of the world. A catalogue (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - — 2 vols.:i–xxv, 1–482, 483–1016, index: 1–129. 109
Rubiaceae Randia sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 93