Arcyophora patricula (Hampson, 1902)

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FAMILY Nolidae
SUBFAMILY Chloephorinae
GENUS Arcyophora
SPECIES patricula
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1902)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMaurilia patricula, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Zimbabwe], Mashonaland, Salisbury [Harare], ii.1900, leg. G. A. K. Marshall.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -17°51'40" Longitude: 31°1'45"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 399♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
PAGINATION 314 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
riggenbachi (Bryk, 1913) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Bryk F. 1913f. Fortsetzung zu meinem Aufsatze über neue Noktuiden. - Internationale Entomologische Zeitschrift, Guben 7(33):217–218. 217 (as riggenbachi)
Democratic Republic of Congo Katanga   RMCA
Eritrea   Berio E. 1941b. Contributo alla studio dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea VII. Euchromiidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Lymantriidae, Lasiocampidae, Noctuidae raccolte dal sig. G. Vaccaro nel 1938. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 61:176–190. 188
Ethiopia   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 314
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91–113, pls. 1–2. 95
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 209
Mauritania   Hacker H. H. & Hausmann A. 2010. Noctuidae collected by Karlheinz Politzar in Bogué, Mauritania (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:97–168. 101
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 209
Nigeria   Hacker H. H. & Hausmann A. 2010. Noctuidae collected by Karlheinz Politzar in Bogué, Mauritania (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:97–168. 101
Oman   Büttiker W. & Gallagher M. D. 1980. First records of ophthalmotrophic behaviour of Lepidoptera in Oman. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:217–221. 217
Saudi Arabia   Büttiker W. 1979b. First records of eye-frequenting and anthropophilic Lepidoptera from Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 1:345–351. 345
Senegal   Büttiker W. & Gallagher M. D. 1980. First records of ophthalmotrophic behaviour of Lepidoptera in Oman. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:217–221. 129
South Africa   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 209
Sudan   Büttiker W. & Gallagher M. D. 1980. First records of ophthalmotrophic behaviour of Lepidoptera in Oman. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:217–221. 129
Tanzania     NHMO
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 209
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 314

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia sp.   Hacker H. H. & Hausmann A. 2010. Noctuidae collected by Karlheinz Politzar in Bogué, Mauritania (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:97–168. 101

*   Adult moths feed on the eye liquids of mammals (see Büttiker 1979: 345, Büttiker & Gallagher 1980).