Acrobyla kneuckeri Rebel, 1903

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Acontiinae
GENUS Acrobyla
SPECIES kneuckeri
AUTHORRebel, 1903
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Acrobyla] kneuckeri nov. spec.
TYPE LOCALITY[Egypt], Sinai Peninsula, Wadi Esch-Schech between the Sinai and Serbal Mountains, 06.iv.1902, leg. Kneucker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, LNK.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rebel H. 1903a. Eine neue Noctuide von der Sinai-Halbinsel. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift Iris 16:68–70.
PAGINATION 69–70; pl. 2, fig. 9 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
ariefera Hampson, 1926 Synonym of species
gloriosa Rungs, 1945 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Bahrain   Wiltshire E. P. 1962. Early stages of Old World Lepidoptera XII. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 59:778–799, pls 1–4.  
Chad Tibesti Herbulot C. & Viette P. 1952. Mission de l'Office National Antiacridien au Tibesti-Tchad (1949). Lépidoptères Hétérocères. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 121:77–92. 84
Mauritania   Rungs Ch. 1945. Missions Marocaines d'études des Acridiens migrateurs. Resultats scientifiques. VII. Contribution à la connaissance des lépidoptères du Sahara Nord-Occidental. - EOS, Revista Español de Entomología 21(1):7–43. 33 (as gloriosa)
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1977b. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1975. Lepidoptera: Part I Families Cossidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and Noctuidae. Part II A list of further Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Oman. Part III Pyral... - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 1:155–178. 175
Saudi Arabia   Kiriakoff S. G. 1960e. Lépidoptères Hétérocères (partim) récoltés par P. Lippens en Jordanie et en Arabie Séoudite. - Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique 26(35):1–12. 11
Sudan   Wiltshire E. P. 1973. Middle East Lepidoptera: XXXI. A new Clytie species, a new Metophonrhis subspecies, and other noctuid records from the Sudan. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63:42–48, pl. 4. 48
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 8
Western Sahara   Rungs Ch. 1992. Premier aperçu sur la faune des lépidoptères du Sahara occidental. - Alexanor 17:335–382. 368
Yemen   Wiltshire E. P. 1979. A revision of the Armadini (Lep. Noctuidae). - Entomonograph 2:7–78. 58

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, Canary Islands, Egypt (Sinai), Iran, Iraq, Israel, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia arabica   Wiltshire E. P. 1962. Early stages of Old World Lepidoptera XII. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 59:778–799, pls 1–4.