Chiasmia velia Agassiz, 2009

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Chiasmia
SPECIES velia
AUTHORAgassiz, 2009
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONChiasmia velia Agassiz new sp.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Rift Valley, Lake Bogoria, 1000 m, larva on Acacia tortilis, am. 08.xii.2004, leg. D. J. L. Agassiz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°40'0" Longitude: 36°5'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, NMK; Paratypes 1♂ and 2♀, genitalia slides Agassiz 974, 977.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Agassiz D. J. L. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 2 – Description of new species). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):9–17.
PAGINATION 9, figs. 1, 16–19

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 2 – Description of new species). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):9–17. 9

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia tortilis 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