Zekelita tinctalis (Zeller, 1852)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Hypeninae
GENUS Zekelita
SPECIES tinctalis
AUTHOR(Zeller, 1852)
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Hypena] Tinctalis
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], "Habitat in terra Natalensi", leg. J. A. Wahlberg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, probably lost (see Lödl & Mayerl 1998: 164), BMNH, SNHM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Zekelita by Lödl & Mayerl (1998: 164).
PUBLICATION Zeller P. C. 1852b. Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J. A. Wahlberg in Caffrorum terra collegit. - — :1–120.
PAGINATION 9–10

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burkina Faso   Hacker H. H. 2014. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae) Supplement 1. - Esperiana 19:121–179. 178
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
Ethiopia   Hacker H. H. 2014. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae) Supplement 1. - Esperiana 19:121–179. 178
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). 503 (as echionalis)
Ghana   Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
Guinea   Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
Kenya   Butler A. G. 1894b. On a collection of Lepidoptera from British East Africa, made by Dr. J. W. Gregory between the months of March and August, 1893. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1894:557–593, pls. 36–37. 590 (as echionalis)
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 203
Nigeria   Druce H. 1884. On the Lepidoptera collected by the late W. A. Forbes on the Banks of the Lower Niger. — Rhopalocera by F. D. Godman and O. Salvin. Heterocera by H. Druce. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1884(2):219–229, pl. 17. 229
Senegal   Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1859a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XVI.– Deltoides. - — 16 (1858):i–iv, 1–253. 230 (as echionalis)
South Africa Gauteng Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Zeller P. C. 1852b. Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J. A. Wahlberg in Caffrorum terra collegit. - — :1–120. 10
Sudan   Hacker H. H. 2014. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae) Supplement 1. - Esperiana 19:121–179. 178
Tanzania, United Republic of     New record (NHMO)
Togo   Hacker H. H. 2014. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae) Supplement 1. - Esperiana 19:121–179. 178
Uganda   Lödl M. & Mayerl B. 1998. Revision der Gattung Zekelita Walker, 1863 (= Rhynchodontodes Warren, 1913) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hypeninae). - Quadrifina 1:115–230. 166
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 203
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 434

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