Argina astrea (Drury, 1773)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Argina
SPECIES astrea
AUTHOR(Drury, 1773)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhal.[aena] Noct.[ua] Astrea
TYPE LOCALITY[Ghana], Africa, Gold Coast.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
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 11, index; pl. 6, fig. 3 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
guttata (Rambur, 1866) Synonym of species
pylotis (Fabricius, 1775) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690. 505
Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Aurivillius C. 1909b. Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera und Heterocera (Pars I) von Madagaskar, den Comoren und den Inseln Ostafrikas. – In: Voeltzkow, A., Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–1905. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. - — 2(4):309–348, pl. 19. 337
Comoros Anjouan (Ndzwani) Butler A. G. 1879c. On a collection of Lepidoptera from the island of Johanna. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 3(15):186–192. 192
Comoros Mayotte (Maore) Toulgoët H. de 1979a. Lépidoptères Arctiidae et Nolidae de l'Archipel des Comores. – In: Matile L (ed.) Faune entomologique de l'Archipel des Comores. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A) 109 (1978):183–191. 187
Democratic Republic of Congo North Kivu Schouteden H. 1929. Voyage au Congo de S. A. R. le Prince Léopold de Belgique (1925). Lepidoptera. – 2. Hétérocères. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 17(2):229–233. 231
Ghana   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. 11
Kenya   Gerstaecker A. 1871. Beitrag zur Insektenfauna von Zanzibar. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 37(1):345–363. 360 (as cribraria)
Madagascar   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16. 86 (as pylotis)
Mauritius   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16. 86 (as pylotis)
Mauritius Rodrigues Butler A. G. 1879e. Lepidoptera. – In: An account of the petrological, botanical and zoological collections made in Kerguelen's Land and Rodriguez during the Transit of Venus Expedition carried out by Order of Her Majesty's Government in the years 1874–75. - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 168:541–544. 541
Réunion   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16. 86 (as pylotis)
Seychelles Mahé Joannis J. de 1894. Mission scientifique de Ch. Alluaud des îles Seychelles. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 63:425–438. 430
Seychelles North Gerlach K., Willi J. & Gerlach R. 2001. The ecology of North island. - Phelsuma 9:29–38. 38 (as cribraria)
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. 14
Seychelles La Digue Joannis J. de 1894. Mission scientifique de Ch. Alluaud des îles Seychelles. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 63:425–438. 430
Somalia   Berio E. 1941c. Elenco di lepidotteri eteroceri raccolti da Querci-Romei in Somalia con diagnosi di nuove specie. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 20:118–124. 121 (as cribraria)
South Africa   Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690. 505
Tanzania Pemba Aurivillius C. 1909b. Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera und Heterocera (Pars I) von Madagaskar, den Comoren und den Inseln Ostafrikas. – In: Voeltzkow, A., Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–1905. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. - — 2(4):309–348, pl. 19. 337
Tanzania Zanzibar Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690. 505
Tanzania   Pagenstecher A. 1893. Lepidopteren gesammelt in Ost-Afrika 1888/89 von Dr. Franz Stuhlmann. - Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 10(2):207–262. 34 (as cribraria)
United Arab Emirates   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. 207

Notes:  Palaearctic: Iran.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Crotalaria sp. Réunion Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 368
Fabaceae Crotalaria retusa Réunion Martin E. L. 1956a. A new species of Pardomima from Mauritius (Lep., Pyraustidae). - Revue française d'Entomologie (N. S.) 23:189–190. 368
Fabaceae Crotalaria juncea Seychelles Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls 1–16. 166
Fabaceae Crotalaria striata Seychelles Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls 1–16. 166
Fabaceae Crotalaria pallida Seychelles Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 69