Hypotacha retracta (Hampson, 1902)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Hypotacha
SPECIES retracta
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1902)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAudea retracta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Estcourt, 1897, leg. J. M. Hutchinson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by L. Kühne (2005b: 51), genitalia slide 18131♂, BMNH; Paralectotypes 3♂, 6♀, genitalia slides 16890♂, 10008♀, 18982♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255-446.
PAGINATION 329 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
waterbergensis Kühne, 2004 Subspecies
retracta (Hampson, 1902) Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Kühne L. 2005b. Revision und Phylogenie der Gattungsgruppe Crypsotidia Rothschild, 1901, Tachosa Walker, 1869, Hypotacha Hampson, 1913, Audea Walker, [1858] 1857 und Ulotrichopus Wallengren, 1869 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Catocalinae). - Esperiana Memoir 2:7-220. 51
Botswana   Kühne L. 2005b. Revision und Phylogenie der Gattungsgruppe Crypsotidia Rothschild, 1901, Tachosa Walker, 1869, Hypotacha Hampson, 1913, Audea Walker, [1858] 1857 und Ulotrichopus Wallengren, 1869 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Catocalinae). - Esperiana Memoir 2:7-220. 51
Eswatini     TMSA
Mozambique     TMSA
Namibia   Kühne L. 2004b. Noctuidae, Catocalinae, partim (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:249-260. 253 (as waterbergensis)
Somalia   Berio E. 1943. Descrizione dell'armatura genitale di alcune Hypotacha e diagnosi di una nuove specie (Lep. Noctuidae). - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 62:25-29. 28
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255-446. 329
South Africa Gauteng   TMSA
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
South Africa North-West   TMSA
South Africa Limpopo   TMSA
South Africa Eastern Cape Kühne L. 2005b. Revision und Phylogenie der Gattungsgruppe Crypsotidia Rothschild, 1901, Tachosa Walker, 1869, Hypotacha Hampson, 1913, Audea Walker, [1858] 1857 und Ulotrichopus Wallengren, 1869 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Catocalinae). - Esperiana Memoir 2:7-220. 51
Uganda   Kühne L. 2005b. Revision und Phylogenie der Gattungsgruppe Crypsotidia Rothschild, 1901, Tachosa Walker, 1869, Hypotacha Hampson, 1913, Audea Walker, [1858] 1857 und Ulotrichopus Wallengren, 1869 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Catocalinae). - Esperiana Memoir 2:7-220. 51

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia caffra South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 67