Isturgia deerraria (Walker, 1861)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Isturgia
SPECIES deerraria
AUTHOR(Walker, 1861)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTephrina deerraria
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Krüger (2001a: 97), genitalia slide Geometridae 1951-100♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe three other specimens from the type series, 2♂, 1♀, are, in fact, Isturgia exerraria (Prout, 1925) (see Krüger 2001a: 100).
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1861b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXIII.– Geometrites (continued). - — 23:i–iv, 757–1020.
PAGINATION 962

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
dissocia (Warren, 1897) Synonym of species
nemorivaga (Wallengren, 1872) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Botswana   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 511
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. 6
Cape Verde Santo Antão 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. 7
Cape Verde São Nicolao Aistleitner E. & Hausmann A. 2015. Zur Kenntnis der Spanner-Fauna der Kapverden (Cabo Verde) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 64(1–2):2–11. 8
Cape Verde Brava Hausmann A. & Aistleitner E. 2008. The Geometridae of Cape Verde Islands. - — :1–7. 7
Cape Verde San Tiago 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. 7
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 Boavista Aistleitner E. & Hausmann A. 2015. Zur Kenntnis der Spanner-Fauna der Kapverden (Cabo Verde) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Nachrichtenblatt der Bayerischen Entomologen 64(1–2):2–11. 8
Chad Tibesti Herbulot C. 1965c. Lépidoptères Geometridae du Tibesti. - Lambillionea 63(5–8):25–40. 36
Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Herbulot C. 1956c. Les Hypocoela malgaches. - Lambillionea 56(7–8):51–58, pl. 2. 7
Comoros Anjouan (Ndzwani) Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 98
Comoros Mayotte (Maore) Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 98
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Côte d'Ivoire   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. 7
Eritrea   de Joannis J. 1913. Materiali per lo studio della fauna Eritrea raccolti nel 1902–03 dal Dott. A. Andreini. Lépidoptères. Heterocera. - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 44 (1912):115–147. 138
Ethiopia   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497–590. 511
Gambia   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Ghana   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
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. 511
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2005. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 144
Madagascar   Butler A. G. 1879b. On a collection of Lepidoptera from Madagascar. - Cistula Entomologica 2:389–394. 394
Malawi   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Mauritius   Bippus M. 2017c. On some Geometridae (Lepidoptera) collected in Madagascar and the Mascarene islands. - Phelsuma 25:13–29. 19
Mozambique   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Namibia   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Nigeria   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Oman   Hausmann A. 1998a. New and interesting geometrid moths from the Oman (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 88:85–98. 96
Saudi Arabia   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
Senegal   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. 7
Seychelles Aldabra Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls 1–16. 125
Somalia   Prout L. B. 1916b. Geometridae. – In: Poulton E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls 1–2. 161
South Africa Eastern Cape Taylor J. S. 1953. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part III). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 16(2):143–167, 4 pls.. 155 (as decraria)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Butler A. G. 1875b. On a collection of Lepidoptera from southern Africa, with descriptions of new genera and species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 16(96):394–420. 419
South Africa   Walker F. 1861b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXIII.– Geometrites (continued). - — 23:i–iv, 757–1020. 962
Sudan   Prout L. B. 1926b. Zoological results of the Swedish expedition to Central Africa 1911. Insecta. 20. Lepidoptera. Geometridae. - Arkiv för Zoologi 18A(25):1–17. 14
Swaziland   Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 99
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. 483
Togo   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. 7
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 122
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 6
Yemen   Hausmann A. 1999. Geometrid moth species from Yemen (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Esperiana 7:283–305, pls. 1–5. 300
Zambia   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. 468
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i–xi, 1–376, pls 1–15. 240

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, SW Europe (Spain), Malta, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Tunisia.

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. 7
Fabaceae Acacia karroo South Africa Taylor J. S. 1951. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part II). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 14:94–126.
Fabaceae Acacia hirtella South Africa Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 98
Fabaceae Acacia nilotica South Africa Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 98
Fabaceae Peltophorum sp. South Africa Krüger M. 2001a. A revision of the tribe Macariini (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae) of Africa, Madagascar and Arabia. - Bulletin of The Natural History Museum 70(1):1–502. 98
Fabaceae Acacia cyanophylla   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. 126