Hespagarista echione (Boisduval, 1847)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Agaristinae
GENUS Hespagarista
SPECIES echione
AUTHOR(Boisduval, 1847)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAgarista Echione Boisd., inéd.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Port Natal [Durban].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°51'31" Longitude: 31°1'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Boisduval J. B. A. 1847. Catalogue des Lépidoptères recueillis par M. Delegorgue pendant les années 1838–1844 à Port Natal, au pays des Amazoulous et dans la contrée de Massilicatzi. – In Delegorgue, A. (ed.), Voyage dans l'Afrique australe. - — 2:585–602.
PAGINATION 595

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
funebris (Rothschild, 1896) Synonym of species
interlecta Walker, 1854 Synonym of species
novemmaculata (Mabille, 1890) Synonym of species
spilota (Jordan, 1913) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165. 46
Malawi   Kiriakoff S. G. 1977. Lepidoptera Noctuiformes. Agaristidae II. Ethiopian and Madagascan species. - — 98:i–viii, 1–165. 46
Mozambique   Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690. 630
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Boisduval J. B. A. 1847. Catalogue des Lépidoptères recueillis par M. Delegorgue pendant les années 1838–1844 à Port Natal, au pays des Amazoulous et dans la contrée de Massilicatzi. – In Delegorgue, A. (ed.), Voyage dans l'Afrique australe. - — 2:585–602. 595
Tanzania   Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6)18(107):375–396, pl. 19. 376
Tanzania Zanzibar Holland W. J. 1896a. List of the Lepidoptera collected in Eastern Africa by Dr. W. L. Abbott, with descriptions of some apparently new species. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 18(1895)(1062):229–258. 247 (as interlecta)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Araceae Xanthosoma sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 158