Leucania pinna Saalmüller, 1891

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Hadeninae
GENUS Leucania
SPECIES pinna
AUTHORSaalmüller, 1891
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLeucania Pinna n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYMadagascar Central, Pays Betsileo, route du Sud, km 302, Ambatofitorahana Forest, 1600 m, 23.iii.1955, leg. P. Viette.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Neotype ♂, designated by Viette (1961: 38), ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been transferred to Vietteania by Rungs (1956: 102). The original ♀ holotype was destroyed (see Viette 1961: 38).
PUBLICATION Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls 7–14.
PAGINATION 253–254

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
abiadensis (Strand, 1915) Synonym of species
pauliani Rungs, 1956 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Chad     ISEA
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Berio E. 1962a. Diagnosi e sinonymie di Noctuidae dell'Africa centrale (Hadeninae). - Doriana 3(121):1–6. 5
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Berio E. 1962a. Diagnosi e sinonymie di Noctuidae dell'Africa centrale (Hadeninae). - Doriana 3(121):1–6. 5
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Berio E. 1962a. Diagnosi e sinonymie di Noctuidae dell'Africa centrale (Hadeninae). - Doriana 3(121):1–6. 5
Gambia     New record (R. Goff)
Ghana     New record (J. Jörpeland)
Madagascar   Saalmüller M. & von Heyden L. 1891. Lepidopteren von Madagascar. Zweite Abtheilung. Heterocera: Noctuae, Geometrae, Microlepidoptera. - — :247–531, pls 7–14. 254
Sudan   Strand E. 1915b. Lepidopteren aus Ober-Ägypten und dem Ägyptischen Sudan. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 80(A)(10):95–112. 100 (as abiadensis)
Tanzania, United Republic of Zanzibar Berio E. 1962a. Diagnosi e sinonymie di Noctuidae dell'Africa centrale (Hadeninae). - Doriana 3(121):1–6. 5

Host Plants

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