Cortyta canescens canescens Walker, 1858

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Cortyta
SPECIES canescens
SUBSPECIES canescens
AUTHORWalker, 1858
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCortyta canescens
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Caffraria, leg. M. Becker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Subspecies
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1858b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XIII.– Noctuidae. - — 13 (1857):i–iv, 983–1236.
PAGINATION 1077

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Grünberg K. 1910c. In: Schultze L.: Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise in westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. - Denkschriften der medizinisch naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16(4):1–370, pls 1–12 [Chapter pagination: 91–146]. 99
South Africa   Walker F. 1858b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XIII.– Noctuidae. - — 13 (1857):i–iv, 983–1236. 1077
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. 219
South Africa Eastern Cape Hacker H. H. 2019b. Families Nolidae Bruand 1846, Erebidae Leach, 1815, Euteliidae Grote, 1882 and Noctuidae Latreille, (Noctuoidea). – In: Mey W. & Krüger M. (Eds), The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpment of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:429–537. 454
Yemen   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 323
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 219

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4–8. 7