Euproctis xanthomaura Hacker, Saldaitis & Stadie, 2016

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Euproctis
SPECIES xanthomaura
AUTHORHacker, Saldaitis & Stadie, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEuproctis xanthomaura Hacker, Saldaitis & Stadie spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYOman, Province of Dhofar, near Sarfait, 1 km E of Hagarir, 764 m, 12.x.2011, leg. Stadie & Löbel.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 16°42'17" Longitude: 53°10'32"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide H. Hacker 22872♂, ZMHB; Paratypes 40♂, 12♀, genitalia slides H. Hacker 22876♂, 22879♀, 12449♂, 23826♂, 22615♂, ZSM, ZMUC, BMNH, coll. Stadie, Saldaitis.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430.
PAGINATION 198–199; pl. 30, figs c–l; pl. 208, figs 16–18; pl. 209, fig. 1

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Bahrain   Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 147 (as cervina)
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1977b. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1975. Lepidoptera: Part I Families Cossidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and Noctuidae. Part II A list of further Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Oman. Part III Pyral... - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 1:155–178. 168 (as cervina)
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. – In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179–240. 201 (as cervina)
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Bischof A. 1999. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected by A. Bischof, H. Hacker and H.-P. Schreier in autumn 1996 and B. Müller in summer 1987. - Esperiana 7:267–282, pls. 7–9. 272 (as cervina)

Notes:  This species has always been confused with the Oriental Euproctis cervina (Moore, 1877) (see Hacker 2016: 198).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Combretaceae Terminalia catappa Bahrain Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 199
Fabaceae Alhagi sp. Bahrain Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 199