Selepa celtis (Moore, 1858)

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FAMILY Nolidae
SUBFAMILY Chloephorinae
GENUS Selepa
SPECIES celtis
AUTHOR(Moore, 1858)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSelepa Celtis, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Indonesia], Java; N India.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Moore F. 1858–1859. In: Horsfield, Th. & Moore, F. – A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the Museum of Natural History at the East-India House. - — 2:279–440, 1–6, pls. 13–23, 7a–13a.
PAGINATION 353; pl. 9a, fig. 9; pl. 16, figs. 8, 8a

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mozambique   Pagenstecher A. 1893. Lepidopteren gesammelt in Ost-Afrika 1888/89 von Dr. Franz Stuhlmann. - Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 10(2):207–262. 43
Yemen   Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 262

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Oriental: India, Indonesia (Java), Japan (Ryu Kyu), Taiwan. The Afrotropical records need confirmation (see Hacker 2016: 160).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Tamarindus indica Indonesia Moore F. 1858–1859. In: Horsfield, Th. & Moore, F. – A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the Museum of Natural History at the East-India House. - — 2:279–440, 1–6, pls. 13–23, 7a–13a. 353
Ulmaceae Celtis sp.   Moore F. 1858–1859. In: Horsfield, Th. & Moore, F. – A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the Museum of Natural History at the East-India House. - — 2:279–440, 1–6, pls. 13–23, 7a–13a. 353
Lythraceae Lagerstroemia sp.   Moore F. 1858–1859. In: Horsfield, Th. & Moore, F. – A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the Museum of Natural History at the East-India House. - — 2:279–440, 1–6, pls. 13–23, 7a–13a. 353
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Holloway J. D. & Miller S. E. 2003. The composition, generic placement and host-plant relationships of the joviana-group in the Parallelia generic complex (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Catocalinae)/ - Invertebrate Systematics 17:111–128.