Oraesia emarginata (Fabricius, 1794)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Calpinae
GENUS Oraesia
SPECIES emarginata
AUTHOR(Fabricius, 1794)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONN.[octua] emarginata
TYPE LOCALITY[India], "Habitat in Tranquebariae 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 82 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
defreinai Behounek, Hacker & Speidel, 2010 Subspecies
malgassica Hacker & Legrain, 2013 Subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
alliciens Walker, 1858 Synonym of species
camaguina Swinhoe, 1918 Synonym of species
metallescens Guenée, 1852 Synonym of species
tentans Walker, 1858 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Dewitz H. 1881. Afrikanische Nachtschmetterlinge. - Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino - Carolinae Germanicae Naturae Curiosorum 42(2):63–89, pls. 2–3. 81
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
Eritrea   Berio E. 1941b. Contributo alla studio dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea VII. Euchromiidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Lymantriidae, Lasiocampidae, Noctuidae raccolte dal sig. G. Vaccaro nel 1938. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 61:176–190. 190
Ethiopia   Behounek G., Hacker H. H. & Speidel W. 2010. Revision of the genus Oraesia Guenée, 1852 (Old World) and related genera (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Calpinae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:243–293. 248
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Moloney, A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i–vi, 1–533 (chapter pagination: 492–507). 48
Kenya   Lehmann I. & Kioko E. 2005. Lepidoptera diversity, floristic composition and structure of three Kaya forests on the south coast of Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 94(1):121–163. 160
Madagascar   Hacker H. H. 2013. Additions to several revisions of Noctuid genera revised from 2001 to 2011, with descriptions of nine new species and three new subspecies from Africa, Arabian Peninsula and Iran, with faunistic notes (Noctuioidea). - Esperiana 18:199–220, pls. 13–14. 203 (as malgassica)
Namibia   Behounek G., Hacker H. H. & Speidel W. 2010. Revision of the genus Oraesia Guenée, 1852 (Old World) and related genera (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Calpinae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:243–293. 248
Nigeria   Behounek G., Hacker H. H. & Speidel W. 2010. Revision of the genus Oraesia Guenée, 1852 (Old World) and related genera (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Calpinae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:243–293. 249
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 206
South Africa Western Cape Behounek G., Hacker H. H. & Speidel W. 2010. Revision of the genus Oraesia Guenée, 1852 (Old World) and related genera (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Calpinae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:243–293. 249
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
South Africa Free State   TMSA
South Africa Eastern Cape   TMSA
Tanzania, United Republic of   Behounek G., Hacker H. H. & Speidel W. 2010. Revision of the genus Oraesia Guenée, 1852 (Old World) and related genera (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Calpinae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:243–293. 248
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
Yemen Socotra Hacker H. H. & Saldaitis A. 2010. Noctuidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen) with notes on the fauna of the southern Arabian Peninsula (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:172–241. 198
Yemen   Hacker H. H. & Saldaitis A. 2010. Noctuidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen) with notes on the fauna of the southern Arabian Peninsula (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:172–241. 198
Zambia   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
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1960. The larvae of some moths reared by Mr. D. K. B. Wheeler at Syringa Farm, Southern Rhodesia. Part I. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 24B:489–508. 492

Notes:  Australasia: Australia, New Caledonia; Oriental: India, Indonesia, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan; Palaearctic: China, Japan, Korea, Nepal.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Menispermaceae Cissampelos sp.   Robinson G. S., Ackery P. R., Kitching I. J., Beccaloni G. W. & Hernández L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744.
Menispermaceae Cocculus sp.   Robinson G. S., Ackery P. R., Kitching I. J., Beccaloni G. W. & Hernández L. M. 2001. Hostplants of the moth and butterfly caterpillars of the Oriental Region. - — :1–744.
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea quinquefolia Zimbabwe Pinhey E. C. G. 1960. The larvae of some moths reared by Mr. D. K. B. Wheeler at Syringa Farm, Southern Rhodesia. Part I. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 24B:489–508. 492
Rosaceae Prunus persica South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 321
Rosaceae Prunus domestica South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 341
Rosaceae Prunus armeniaca South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 345
Rosaceae Malus domestica South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 351
Rosaceae Pyrus sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 367