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 ♀, designated by D. S. Fletcher (1978a: 44), genitalia slide Geometridae 4066♀, BMNH; Paralectotype 1♂, 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
Angola   Wojtusiak J. & Garlacz R. 2001. The Geometridae of the São Tomé and Principe Islands in the Gulf of Guinea. A checklist with notes on their geographical distribution. - Lambillionea 101(3):473–481. 480
Cape Verde Santiago Traub B. 1987. Die Geometroidea des Kapverdischen Inseln (Insects: Lepidoptera). - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:87–90. 88
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 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 Fogo Traub B. 1987. Die Geometroidea des Kapverdischen Inseln (Insects: Lepidoptera). - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:87–90. 88
Cape Verde Santo Antão Traub B. 1987. Die Geometroidea des Kapverdischen Inseln (Insects: Lepidoptera). - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:87–90. 88
Cape Verde Brava Hausmann A. & Aistleitner E. 2008. The Geometridae of Cape Verde Islands. - — :1–7. 3
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   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)
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)(9–10):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
Congo     ZSM
Democratic Republic of Congo Katanga   N. Voaden
Democratic Republic of Congo   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)
Eswatini     TMSA
Ethiopia   Wojtusiak J. & Garlacz R. 2001. The Geometridae of the São Tomé and Principe Islands in the Gulf of Guinea. A checklist with notes on their geographical distribution. - Lambillionea 101(3):473–481. 480
Gambia     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   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. 21
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
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 Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 68
Seychelles Cousine 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)
Seychelles Curieuse Woods P. J. 2013. The Lepidoptera of Curieuse Island, Seychelles. - Phelsuma 21:58–64. 63
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 & Príncipe Príncipe Wojtusiak J. & Garlacz R. 2001. The Geometridae of the São Tomé and Principe Islands in the Gulf of Guinea. A checklist with notes on their geographical distribution. - Lambillionea 101(3):473–481. 480
São Tomé & Príncipe 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   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
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 94
Combretaceae Terminalia catappa Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 94
Rosaceae Rosa sp. Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 94
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus sp. Cape Verde Mück O. & Traub B. 1987. Ergänzungen zur Macrolepidopteren-Fauna. - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 95:91–97. 94