Ascotis selenaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Ascotis
SPECIES selenaria
AUTHOR(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONG.[eometra] Selenaria
TYPE LOCALITY[Austria], near Vienna.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Types destroyed (see Horne & Kahle 1933–1937: 243).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Denis J. N. C. M. & Schiffermüller I. 1775. Ankündung [sic] eines systematischen Werkes der Schmetterlinge der Wienergegend herausgegeben von einigen Lehrern am k. k. Theresianum. - — :i, 1–323, pls 1–3.
PAGINATION 101

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
eugrapha Herbulot, 1985 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Herbulot C. 1985a. Sur quelques Geometridae des Comores (Lepidoptera). - Nouvelle Revue d'Entomologie (N.S.) 2(1):45–49. 49
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
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. 163
South Africa   Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i–xi, 1–376, pls 1–15. 277
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.. 153
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i–xi, 1–376, pls 1–15. 277

Notes:  Palaearctic: China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Russia.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 87
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus mucronata South Africa 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.. 153