Conicofrontia sesamoides Hampson, 1902

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Conicofrontia
SPECIES sesamoides
AUTHORHampson, 1902
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONConicofrontia sesamoides, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Eastern Cape], Cape Colony, Transkei, 1899, leg. F. Barrett.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide 1212♀, 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 296 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 296
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Janse A. J. T. 1937–1939. The Moths of South Africa. Volume III. Cymatophoridae, Callidulidae and Noctuidae (Partim). - — 3:i–xv, 1–435, pls. 1–46. 381

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Miscanthus capensis South Africa Le Ru B. P., Capdevielle-Dulac C., Conlong D., Pallangyo B., van den Berg J., Ong'amo G. & Kergoat G. J. 2015. A revision of the genus Conicofrontia Hampson (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini, Sesamiina), with description of a new species: new insights from morphological, ecological and molecular data. - Zootaxa 3925(1):56–74. 67
Poaceae Saccharum officinarum South Africa Le Ru B. P., Capdevielle-Dulac C., Conlong D., Pallangyo B., van den Berg J., Ong'amo G. & Kergoat G. J. 2015. A revision of the genus Conicofrontia Hampson (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini, Sesamiina), with description of a new species: new insights from morphological, ecological and molecular data. - Zootaxa 3925(1):56–74. 67