Utetheisa diva (Mabille, 1880)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Utetheisa
SPECIES diva
AUTHOR(Mabille, 1880)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIOND.[eiopeia] diva, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYMadagascar.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH, not found (see Viette & Fletcher 1968: 406, Viette 1982a: 30–32).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Mabille P. 1880a. Recensement des Lépidoptères Hétérocères observés jusqu'à ce jour à Madagascar. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (5) 9(1879):291–348.
PAGINATION 305–306 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Madagascar   Mabille P. 1880a. Recensement des Lépidoptères Hétérocères observés jusqu'à ce jour à Madagascar. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (5) 9(1879):291–348. 306
Réunion   Mabille P. 1880b. Descriptions de trois nouvelles espèces de Lépidoptères de Madagascar. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 1879:clxxiii–clxxiv. 224
Seychelles Mahé Hampson G. F. 1908a. On the moths collected during the cruise of the "Valhalla" during the winter 1905–06 by Mr. E. G. B. Meade-Waldo. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 1(6):474–491. 484
Seychelles Silhouette Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15(Zool.)(1):1–28; pl. 1. 5

Notes:  The occurrence on Madagascar needs confirmation (see Guillermet 2006: 245).

Host Plants

Unknown

*   Probably Tournefortia sp. (Boraginaceae) (Martiré & Rochat 2008: 370).