Metachrostis quinaria (Moore, 1881)


FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Boletobiinae
GENUS Metachrostis
SPECIES quinaria
AUTHOR(Moore, 1881)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLeptosia quinaria, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYIndia N. W., [Uttar Pradesh], Allahabad, Manpuri.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 1♂, 3♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Moore, F. 1881. Description of new genera and species of Asiatic nocturnal Lepidoptera. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1881:326–380.

Species Distribution

Kenya   Hampson, G. F. 1910e. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). X. Noctuidae. - — 10:i–xix, 1–829. 97
Mauritania   Hacker, H. H. & Hausmann, A. 2010. Noctuidae collected by Karlheinz Politzar in Bogué, Mauritania (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:97–168. 124
Saudi Arabia   Walsingham, Thomas de Grey & Hampson, G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 16:257–283, pl. 10. 261
Sudan   Wiltshire, E. P. 1977a. Middle East Lepidoptera XXXIV. More new species of Noctuidae (Lep.) from Africa and Arabia, with further records of Lepidoptera from the Sudan. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 66:127–140. 132
Yemen   Hampson, G. F. 1896a. On the classification of the Schoenobiinae and Crambinae, two subfamilies of Moths of the family Pyralidae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1895:897–974.  

Notes:  Oriental: India.

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