Achaea catocaloides Guenée, 1852

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Achaea
SPECIES catocaloides
AUTHORGuenée, 1852
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAchaea Catocaloides. Gn.
TYPE LOCALITYAfrica.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, head and abdomen missing (see A. Guenée (1852c: 245), BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Guenée A. M. 1852c. Histoire naturelle des Insectes. VII. Species général des Lépidoptères. Noctuélites. Tome III. - — 7:1-442.
PAGINATION 245 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
exhibens (Walker, 1858) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   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. 512
Congo   Laporte B. 1970c. Contribution à la faune du Congo (Brazzaville). Mission A. Villiers et A. Descarpentries. CI. Lépidoptères Noctuidae. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 32(4):1058-1061. 1059
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Bas Congo Berio E. 1965a. Le Catocaline Africane a tibie spinose del Museo di Tervuren. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 75:181-332, pl. 18. 211 (as rena)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Berio E. 1965a. Le Catocaline Africane a tibie spinose del Museo di Tervuren. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 75:181-332, pl. 18. 211 (as rena)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Berio E. 1965a. Le Catocaline Africane a tibie spinose del Museo di Tervuren. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 75:181-332, pl. 18. 211 (as rena)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Strand E. 1913b. Lepidoptera aus dem belgischen Kongo. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A) (1912)(12):89-100. 91
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the West Kasai Berio E. 1965a. Le Catocaline Africane a tibie spinose del Museo di Tervuren. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 75:181-332, pl. 18. 211 (as violacea)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Fletcher D. S. 1963a. Exploration du Parc National Albert (deuxième série). 1. Geometridae; 2. Noctuidae. - — 15(1):1-70, 14 pls; 2: 71-155, 14 pls. 99
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Berio E. 1965a. Le Catocaline Africane a tibie spinose del Museo di Tervuren. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 75:181-332, pl. 18. 211 (as rena)
Côte d'Ivoire   Pujol R. 1957. Etude préliminaire des principaux insectes nuisibles aux colatiers. - Journal d'Agriculture tropicale et de Botanique appliquée 4(5-6):241-264. 253
Gabon   Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Ghana   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. 512
Guinea   Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Kenya   Gardner J. C. M. 1957. An annotated list of East African forest insects. - — :1-47. 35
Liberia   Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Nigeria   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. 512
Sierra Leone   Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i-vi, 1-46, pls 1-3. 39 (as exhibens)
Tanzania     NHMO
Tanzania Pemba 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. 512
Uganda   Pinhey E. C. G. 1952. Notes on Odonata and Lepidoptera made on a collectiong trip in Uganda with descriptions of two new Arctiidae (Lep.) from Tanganyika and Kenya. - The Entomologist 88:169-176; pl. 2. 174

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Myrtaceae Leptospermum variegatum Kenya Gardner J. C. M. 1957. An annotated list of East African forest insects. - — :1-47. 35
Fabaceae Piptadenia africana   Pujol R. 1962. Lépidoptères défoliateurs des colatiers. - Café, Cacao, Thé 6(4):296-310. 309
Ochnaceae Lophira procera   Pujol R. 1962. Lépidoptères défoliateurs des colatiers. - Café, Cacao, Thé 6(4):296-310. 309
Boraginaceae Cordia sp.   Pujol R. 1962. Lépidoptères défoliateurs des colatiers. - Café, Cacao, Thé 6(4):296-310. 309
Cupressaceae Cupressus lusitanica Kenya Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Phyllanthaceae Bischofia javanica Kenya Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Poaceae Zea mays Nigeria Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Euphorbiaceae Manihot esculenta Nigeria Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Sterculiaceae Theobroma cacao Cameroon Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Fabaceae Paraberlinea bifoliolata Gabon Martins D. J., Miller S. E., Cords M., Hirschauer M. T. & Goodale C. B. 2014. Observations on an irruption event of the moth Achaea catocaloides (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) at Kakamega Forest, Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 103(1):31-38. 32
Undefined Undefined polyphagous   Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243-1359, pls 49-50. 1320
Fabaceae Acacia auriculiformis Congo, DR   P. Latham
Boraginaceae Cordia abyssinica East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea cordifolia East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Poaceae Oryza sativa East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Undefined Undefined Grasses East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Fabaceae Acacia sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Musaceae Musa x paradisiaca East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190 (as M. sapientum)
Myrtaceae Leptospermum variegatum East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Fabaceae Phaseolus sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Rosaceae Rosa sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 190