Utetheisa lotrix (Cramer, 1777)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Utetheisa
SPECIES lotrix
AUTHOR(Cramer, 1777)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhal.[aena] Tinea Lotrix
TYPE LOCALITYIndia, Coromandel; Tranquebar; Cyprus.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, probably lost.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Cramer P. 1777. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 2(9–16):1–152, pls 97–192.
PAGINATION 20–21, index; pl. 109, figs E, F Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
lotrix (Cramer, 1777) Subspecies
lepida (Rambur, 1866) Subspecies
socotrensis Jordan, 1939 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Benin   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Democratic Republic of Congo   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Egypt   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Ethiopia   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Gambia   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Kenya   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Madagascar   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Nigeria   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1985b. New Heterocera from Oman (with a revised list of the moths known from the Musandam Peninsula). - Journal of Oman Studies 7:39–48. 44 (as lepida)
Réunion   Rambur P.-J. 1866. Catalogue systématique des Lépidoptères de l'Andalousie. - — . 226 (as lepida)
Saudi Arabia   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Seychelles Mahé Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 288
Seychelles Sainte-Anne Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 269 (as pulchella)
Sudan   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
Tanzania   Berio E. 1956d. Eteroceri raccolti dal Dr. Carlo Prola durante la spedizione alle isole dell'Africa orientale con descrizione di specie nuove (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 86(5–6):82–87. 82 (as lepida)
Uganda   Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as lepida)
United Arab Emirates   Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 564 (as lepida)
Yemen   Kautt P. 1999. List der 1996 festgestellten Arctiidae (Lepidoptera). - Esperiana 7:311–312. 312 (as lepida)
Yemen Socotra Jordan K. 1939b. On the constancy and variability of the differences between the Old world species of Utetheisa (Lepid., Arctiidae). - Novitates Zoologicae 41:251–291. 287 (as socotrensis)

Notes:  Australasia: Australia, Fiji, New Hebrides, New Zealand; Oriental: Hong Kong, India, Indonesia (Borneo, Java, Sulawesi, Sumatra), New Guinea, Nicobar Islands, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan; Palaearctic: China, Iran, Japan. The record of La Réunion needs confirmation (Martiré & Rochat 2008: 372).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Crotalaria sp.   Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 372