Xanthisthisa tarsispina (Warren, 1901)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Xanthisthisa
SPECIES tarsispina
AUTHOR(Warren, 1901)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcanthoscelis tarsispina sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Second Kedong, ii.1899, leg. W. J. Ansorge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Xanthisthisa by D. S. Fletcher (1958: 136).
PUBLICATION Warren W. 1901d. Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Aethiopian region. - Novitates Zoologicae 8:202-217.
PAGINATION 215

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   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. 223
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Karisch T. 2020b. Geometridae der Expeditionen H. Hoppes nach Bioko. 4. Teil: Ennominae (ausser Zamarada Moore, 1887) (Lepidoptera). - Lambillionea 120(2):122-141. 126
Kenya   Warren W. 1901d. Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae from the Aethiopian region. - Novitates Zoologicae 8:202-217. 215
Malawi   Fletcher D. S. 1958b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. - Geometridae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(6):77-176. 128
Rwanda   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. 16
Tanzania   Fletcher D. S. 1958b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. - Geometridae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(6):77-176. 128
Uganda   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497-590. 522

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Cupressaceae Cupressus lusitanica East Africa Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401-413. 401
Pinaceae Pinus patula East Africa Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401-413. 401
Pinaceae Pinus radiata East Africa Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401-413. 401
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus sp. East Africa Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401-413. 401
Pinaceae Pinus leiophylla East Africa Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401-413. 401