Xylopteryx arcuata (Walker, 1862)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Xylopteryx
SPECIES arcuata
AUTHOR(Walker, 1862)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLarentia ? arcuata
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Cape Province], Cape, leg. A. Smith.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1862a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXIV.– Geometrites (continued). - — 24:i–iv, 1021–1280.
PAGINATION 1191–1192 Bhl

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
albimaculata (Warren, 1902) Synonym of species
laticinctata (Walker, 1862) Synonym of species
sublectata (Walker, 1862) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Warren W. 1902b. New African Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Epiplemidae, and Geometridae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 9:487–536. 526 (as albimaculata)
South Africa Western Cape Walker F. 1862a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXIV.– Geometrites (continued). - — 24:i–iv, 1021–1280. 1192

Notes:  The record of Saudi Arabia (Wiltshire 1980a: 199) refers to Xylopteryx guichardi Wiltshire, 1982 (Wiltshire 1982a: 308).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Rhus villosa 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. 285