Ocnerogyia amanda Staudinger, 1892

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Ocnerogyia
SPECIES amanda
AUTHORStaudinger, 1892
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOcnerogyia Stgr. nov. gen. Amanda Stgr. n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Turkey], Mesopotamia, Mardin.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MfN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Staudinger O. 1892a. Neue Arten und Varietäten von Lepidopteren des palaearktischen Faunengebiets. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift Iris 4 (1891)(2):224-339.
PAGINATION 254-255 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   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. 189
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5-8. 6

Notes:  Palaearctic: Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Turkey.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Moraceae Ficus sp. United Arab Emirates Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. - In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 569
Moraceae Ficus sp. Iraq Buxton P. A. 1920. A liparid moth (Ocnerogyia amanda, Staud.) destructive to figs in Mesopotamia. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 11:181-186.

*   Description of the larva in P. A. Buxton (1920: 183-185); see also Ramachandra Rao, Scott (1929).