Leucania insulicola Guenée, 1852

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Hadeninae
GENUS Leucania
SPECIES insulicola
AUTHORGuenée, 1852
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLeucania Insulicola Gn.
TYPE LOCALITY[Mauritius], Ile de France, 1840, leg. M. Desjardins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, designated by Viette (1951a: 159), 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 82–83 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Comoros   Pagenstecher A. 1907. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–05. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse 2. Systematische Arbeiten, Bd 2,Hft 2 (Lepidoptera Heterocera von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika: Uraniidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Thyrididae, ... - — 2(2):93–146, pl. 6. 103
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Strand E. 1917h. Lepidoptera. – In: Voeltzkow, A., Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903–1905. Band 3, Heft 5. Systematische Arbeiten. Flora und Fauna der Comoren. - — 3(5):466–472. 470
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Kiriakoff S. G. 1954e. Explorations du Parc National de l'Upemba. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo belge 26:1–69, pls. 1–7. 47
Madagascar   Hampson G. F. 1905a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. V. Noctuidae. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–634. 531
Madagascar Nosy Bé Viette P. 1963a. Noctuelles trifides de Madagascar: Ecologie, biogéographie et taxonomie (Lep.). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 131 (1962)(1):1–294; pls. 1–16. 184
Mauritius   Guenée A. M. 1852a. Histoire naturelle des Insectes. V. Species général des Lépidoptères. Noctuélites. Tome I. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–407. 82
Mauritius Rodrigues Guillermet C. 2006a. Les Hétérocères ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 2. Noctuidae trifides, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Geometridae, Uraniidae. - — :1–442, pls. 1–10. 58
Réunion   Hampson G. F. 1905a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. V. Noctuidae. - — 5:i–xvi, 1–634. 531
São Tomé & Principe São Tomé Prout A. E. 1927. A list of Noctuidae with descriptions of new forms collected in the island of São Thomé by T. A. Barns. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 75:201–232, pl. 1. 202
Tanzania, United Republic of     New record (RMCA)
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls. 36–41. 403

Notes:  The records of Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Gambia (Hampson 1905a: 531) refer to Leucania joannisi Boursin & Rungs, 1952 (see Boursin & Rungs 1952: 393–394, Viette 1963a: 182).

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