Omphalucha maturnaria (Möschler, 1884)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Omphalucha
SPECIES maturnaria
AUTHOR(Möschler, 1884)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONB.[oarmia] maturnaria n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Eastern Cape], Caffraria, Missionsstation Baziya, 2800 ft, leg. Hartmann.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, MfN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Möschler H. B. 1884. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-fauna des Kaffernlandes. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33 (1883):267-310, pl. 16.
PAGINATION 307; pl. 16, fig. 23

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911-12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91-113, pls 1-2. 112
South Africa Eastern Cape Möschler H. B. 1884. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-fauna des Kaffernlandes. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33 (1883):267-310, pl. 16. 307
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i-xi, 1-376, pls 1-15. 303

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Rhus villosa South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 90
Celastraceae Putterlickia verrucosa 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. 303
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
Myrtaceae Leptospermum laevigatum South Africa Dickson C. G. C. 1947. Recently observed food-plants of some Cape lepidopterous larvae (3rd series). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 10(1):126-130.
Anacardiaceae Searsia pyroides South Africa Krüger M. 2019b. Geometridae (Lepidoptera, Geometroidea). - In: Mey W. & Krüger M. (Eds), The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpment of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:365-410. 398
Combretaceae Combretum caffrum South Africa Krüger M. 2019b. Geometridae (Lepidoptera, Geometroidea). - In: Mey W. & Krüger M. (Eds), The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpment of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:365-410. 398
Combretaceae Combretum molle South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 76 (as C. guenzii)