Hypocala deflorata (Fabricius, 1794)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Hypocalinae
GENUS Hypocala
SPECIES deflorata
AUTHOR(Fabricius, 1794)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONH.[yblaea] deflorata
TYPE LOCALITYIndia, "Habitat in India orientali Mus. Dom. Lund."
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, ZMUC.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Fabricius J. C. 1794. Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta. Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, Adjectis synonymis, Locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. - — 3(2):1–349.
PAGINATION 127–128 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
australiae Butler, 1892 Synonym of species
moorei Butler, 1892 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 370
Cameroon   Laporte B. 1970c. Contribution à la faune du Congo (Brazzaville). Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries. CI. Lépidoptères Noctuidae. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 32(4):1058–1061. 1060 (as moorei)
Congo   Laporte B. 1970c. Contribution à la faune du Congo (Brazzaville). Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries. CI. Lépidoptères Noctuidae. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 32(4):1058–1061. 1060 (as moorei)
Democratic Republic of Congo Equateur Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910–1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243–1359, pls 49–50. 1324
Democratic Republic of Congo Katanga Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls 36–41. 431
Democratic Republic of Congo Orientale Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 15
Gabon   Laporte B. 1970c. Contribution à la faune du Congo (Brazzaville). Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries. CI. Lépidoptères Noctuidae. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 32(4):1058–1061. 1060 (as moorei)
Gambia     R. Goff
Ghana     BMNH
Ivory Coast   Laporte B. 1970c. Contribution à la faune du Congo (Brazzaville). Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries. CI. Lépidoptères Noctuidae. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 32(4):1058–1061. 1060 (as moorei)
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 370
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2006. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 168
Madagascar   Pagenstecher A. 1907. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–05. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse 2. Systematische Arbeiten, Bd 2,Hft 2 (Lepidoptera Heterocera von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika: Uraniidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Thyrididae, ... - — 2(2):93–146, pl. 6. 112
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 230
Mozambique   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls 36–41. 431
Namibia     TMSA
Nigeria   Butler A. G. 1892c. On the genus Hypocala, a group of noctuid moths. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 10(55):17–22. 20 (as moorei)
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. 1999. New animals in Seychelles. - Phelsuma 7:62–63. 62
Somalia   Berio E. 1985b. I nottuidi raccolti in Somalia del Prof. Simonetta nel 1978–79, con descrizione di nuovi taxa. - Contributi faunistici ed ecologici, Università di Camerino 1:5–39. 37
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 230
South Africa   Butler A. G. 1892c. On the genus Hypocala, a group of noctuid moths. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 10(55):17–22. 20
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. 303
South Africa Western Cape   TMSA
South Africa Gauteng   TMSA
South Africa North-West   TMSA
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
South Africa Free State   TMSA
South Africa Limpopo   TMSA
Tanzania   Butler A. G. 1892c. On the genus Hypocala, a group of noctuid moths. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 10(55):17–22. 20
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 115
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 230
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 370

Notes:  Australasia: Australia, Hawaii; Oriental: India, Sri Lanka.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Ebenaceae Diospyros sp.   Poole R. W. 1989. Noctuidae. – In: Heppner, J. B. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) Fasc. 118, Parts 1, 2, 3. - — :i–xii, 1–500, 501–1013, 1015–1314. 539
Sapotaceae Sapota sp.   Poole R. W. 1989. Noctuidae. – In: Heppner, J. B. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) Fasc. 118, Parts 1, 2, 3. - — :i–xii, 1–500, 501–1013, 1015–1314. 539
Ebenaceae Royena sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 230
Ebenaceae Diospyros kaki South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 383