Anumeta asiatica Wiltshire, 1961

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Toxocampinae
GENUS Anumeta
SPECIES asiatica
AUTHORWiltshire, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAnumeta asiatica sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYIran SW, Khuzistan, Ahwaz, ca 400 ft, 26.v.1938, leg. E. P. Wiltshire.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 7♂, 7♀, BMNH, SMNS.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1961b. A new genus, eight new species, seven new forms and notes on the Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Iran. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 58(3):608-631.
PAGINATION 619-621; pl. 1, figs 8, 9, 13, 14 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kuwait   Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. - In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91-250. 215
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. 45
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. - In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179-240. 230
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5-8. 8

Notes:  Palaearctic: Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Middle East.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Polygonaceae Calligonum comosum 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. 541