Cleora tulbaghata (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Cleora
SPECIES tulbaghata
AUTHOR(Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBoarmia tulbaghata F. & R.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], "Africa mer.", Knysna, leg. R. Trimen.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, abdomen missing (see D. S. Fletcher 1967: 69), BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
PAGINATION 4; pl. 125, fig. 5 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Prout L. B. 1932a. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911–1912). Insectes Lépidoptères. III. Geometridae. - Mémoires de la Société zoologique de France 29(5):375–512. 474
Kenya   Le Cerf F. 1922c. Voyage de Mr. le Baron Maurice de Rothschild en Ethiopie et en Afrique orientale anglaise (1904–1905). Lépidoptères. Hétérocères. - — :387–482, pls 40–43. 444 (as acaciaria)
Mozambique   Fletcher D. S. 1967. A revision of the Ethiopian species and a check list of the world species of Cleora (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 8:1–119. 69
South Africa Western Cape Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140. legend pl. 125
Uganda   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
Zambia   Fletcher D. S. 1967. A revision of the Ethiopian species and a check list of the world species of Cleora (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 8:1–119. 69

Notes:  The record of Cameroon (Prout 1932a: 474) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rosaceae Rosa sp. South Africa Dickson C. G. C. 1945. Recently observed food-plants of some Cape lepidopterous larvae (2nd series). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 8:150–153. 151