Chiasmia amarata (Guenée, 1858)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Chiasmia
SPECIES amarata
AUTHOR(Guenée, 1858)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMacaria Amarata Gn.
TYPE LOCALITYBrazil [ex errore, see M. Krüger 2001a: 171; Guenée wrote: "Je l'ai eue comme venant du Brésil; mais je la crois plutôt indienne"].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Guenée A. M. 1858b. In: Boisduval, J. A. B. & Guenée, A. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des Lépidoptères. X. Uranides et Phalénites. Tome II. - — 10:1-584.
PAGINATION 88

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
choica (Prout L. B., 1932) Subspecies
amarata (Guenée, 1858) Subspecies
leighi (Warren, 1904) Synonym of subspecies
lataria (Walker, 1861) Synonym of subspecies
cataleucaria (Mabille, 1898) Synonym of subspecies
amandata Warren, 1904 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Maniema Strand E. 1918c. Über einige Heterocera der Familien Arctiidae, Lymantriidae, Geometridae, Saturniidae, Lasiocampidae, Pyralididae [sic] und Aegeriidae aus Belgisch Kongo. - Entomologische Rundschau 35(7-12):28, 32, 35-36, 41-42, 45-46. 32 (as amandata)
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - In: Moloney A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i-vi, 1-533 (chapter pagination: 492-507). 504
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911-13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707-737, pl. 1. 727 (as lataria)
Mozambique   Mabille P. 1898. Description de Lépidoptères nouveaux. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 66 (1897)(2-3):182-231, pl. 9. 229 (as cataleucaria)
South Africa   Warren W. 1904b. New Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, and Geometridae from the Aethiopian Region. - Novitates Zoologicae 11:461-482. 478 (as leighi)
Tanzania   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. 173 (as choica)
Tanzania Zanzibar Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497-590. 582
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 (as lataria)

Host Plants

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