Cyana puella (Drury, 1773)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Cyana
SPECIES puella
AUTHOR(Drury, 1773)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhal.[aena] [Noct.]ua Puella
TYPE LOCALITY[India], Madras.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, depository unknown (see Karisch 2013: 111).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Drury D. 1773. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 2:i–vii, 1–190, pls. 1–50.
PAGINATION 3, index; pl. 2, fig. 2 Bhl

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
postflavida Rothschild, 1924 Subspecies
fugax (Berio, 1939) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Karisch T. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the African Cyana-species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Esperiana 18:39–198, pls. 15–19. 112 (as postflavida)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Karisch T. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the African Cyana-species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Esperiana 18:39–198, pls. 15–19. 112 (as postflavida)
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls. 1–2. 48 (as fugax)
Ethiopia   Karisch T. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the African Cyana-species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Esperiana 18:39–198, pls. 15–19. 112 (as postflavida)
Kenya   Rothschild W. 1924. Some new or noteworthy Madagascar and African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9) 14(81):306–317. 308 (as postflavida)
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 196
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323. 288
Tanzania, United Republic of   Karisch T. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the African Cyana-species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Esperiana 18:39–198, pls. 15–19. 112 (as postflavida)
Uganda   Karisch T. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the African Cyana-species (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Esperiana 18:39–198, pls. 15–19. 112 (as postflavida)
Yemen   Hacker H. H. 1999b. Systematic list of the Lepidoptera of the Arabian Peninsula with a survey of the spread with special reference to the fauna of Yemen. - Esperiana 7:15–237. 120

Notes:  Oriental: India.

Host Plants

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