Mentaxya rimosa (Guenée, 1852)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Noctuinae
GENUS Mentaxya
SPECIES rimosa
AUTHOR(Guenée, 1852)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAgrotis Rimosa Gn.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cap de Bonne-Espérence.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -34°21'0" Longitude: 18°28'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, MNHN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Guenée A. M. 1852a. Histoire naturelle des Insectes. V. Species général des Lépidoptères. Noctuélites. Tome I. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–407.
PAGINATION 277 Bhl

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
decipiens (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874) Synonym of species
varia (Walker, 1865) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls. 1–2. 51 (as decipiens)
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Moloney, A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i–vi, 1–533 (chapter pagination: 492–507). 499 (as decipiens)
Kenya   Berio E. 1955d. Georyx muscosa Gey. e le specie affini (Lepid. Noct.). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 51(3–4):212–222. 216
Lesotho   Berio E. 1955d. Georyx muscosa Gey. e le specie affini (Lepid. Noct.). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 51(3–4):212–222. 218 (as viridea)
South Africa Western Cape Guenée A. M. 1852a. Histoire naturelle des Insectes. V. Species général des Lépidoptères. Noctuélites. Tome I. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–407. 277
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 186

Host Plants

Unknown