Xylopteryx prasinaria Hampson, 1909

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Xylopteryx
SPECIES prasinaria
AUTHORHampson, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONXylopteryx prasinaria, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Uganda], SE Ruwenzori, Mokia, 3500 ft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4.
PAGINATION 125–126; pl. 4, fig. 57 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 569
South Africa   Janse A. J. T. 1931. A contribution towards the study of the genera of the Epipaschniinae (family Pyralidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 79(3):439–492. 284
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
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 126

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Celastraceae Gymnosporia buxifolia 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