Aedia sciras (Fawcett, 1916)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Aediinae
GENUS Aedia
SPECIES sciras
AUTHOR(Fawcett, 1916)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCatephia sciras, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Br. E. Africa, Kedai, 2500 ft, 25.xi.1911, 26.xi.1911 and 12.xii.1911, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Aedia by H. Hacker (2016: 300).
PUBLICATION Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707–737, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 719–720; pl. 1, fig. 35 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Laporte B. 1977c. Noctuidae (sauf les Plusiinae). – In: Rougeot P. C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1973–1975. Fascicule 1. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)105:51–67. 56
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707–737, pl. 1. 720
Tanzania, United Republic of   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 300

Host Plants

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