Buakea venusta Moyal et al., 2011

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Amphipyrinae
GENUS Buakea
SPECIES venusta
AUTHORMoyal et al., 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBuakea venusta sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Mtito Andei, 739 m, e.l. Cynodon aethiopicus iv.2004, leg. B. Le Ru.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -2°40'38" Longitude: 38°11'43"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Moyal 19, MNHN; Paratypes 5♂, 3♀, genitalia slides Moyal 20♂, 21♀, MNHN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Moyal P., Le Ru B. Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2011. Buakea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a new genus of African stem borers: morphological, ecological and molecular data. - African Entomology 19:23–35.
PAGINATION 25–28, figs. 1, 2, 7, 10, 13

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Moyal P., Le Ru B. Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2011. Buakea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a new genus of African stem borers: morphological, ecological and molecular data. - African Entomology 19:23–35. 27

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Cynodon aethiopicus Kenya Moyal P., Le Ru B. Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2011. Buakea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a new genus of African stem borers: morphological, ecological and molecular data. - African Entomology 19:23–35. 27