Metopoceras philbyi Wiltshire, 1980

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Acontiinae
GENUS Metopoceras
SPECIES philbyi
AUTHORWiltshire, 1980
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetopoceras philbyi n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Mecca, 15.iii.1934, leg. H. St. J. Philby.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Wiltshire 3374♂, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 6♀, genitalia slide Wiltshire 72♂, BMNH, NHMB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 213–214, fig. 36a; pl. 1, fig. 36; pl. 2, fig. 37

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 214
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Aulombard F., Bischof A., Bittermann J., Fibiger M. & Schreier H.-P. 2001. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected during three expeditions in 1996, 1998 and 2000. - Esperiana 8:597–632. 624

Notes:  Palaearctic: Israel, Jordan, Palestine.

Host Plants

Unknown