Achaea sordida (Walker, 1865)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Achaea
SPECIES sordida
AUTHOR(Walker, 1865)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOphisma sordida
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, coll. D'Urban.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFboris
COMMENTTransferred to Achaea by A. Legrain (i.l. 2014); a junior subjective synonym of Blosyris boris Geyer, 1837; synonymized by A. Legrain (i.l. 2014).
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1865c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXIII.– Supplement Part 3. - — 33:i–iv, 707–1120.
PAGINATION 955 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626. 530
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   RMCA
Lesotho   Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626. 530
Namibia     TMSA
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 215
South Africa Western Cape   TMSA
South Africa Gauteng Distant W. L. 1892b. A naturalist in the Transvaal. - — :i–x, 1–277, pls 1–5. 239 (as pretoriae)
South Africa   Walker F. 1865c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXIII.– Supplement Part 3. - — 33:i–iv, 707–1120. 955
South Africa Eastern Cape   TMSA
South Africa Free State   TMSA
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
Swaziland     TMSA
Tanzania, United Republic of     TMSA
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626. 530
Zambia     TMSA
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626. 530

Host Plants

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