Agrotis trux (Hübner, 1824)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Noctuinae
GENUS Agrotis
SPECIES trux
AUTHOR(Hübner, 1824)
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Noctua] Trux
TYPE LOCALITYEurope.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hübner J. 1796–1838. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. - — :i–iv, 1–194.
PAGINATION Vol. 4, Noctuae 2; pl. 155, figs 723, 725; pl. 163, fig. 770

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
arsinaria (Aurivillius, 1910) Subspecies
caboverdensis Traub & Bauer, 1983 Synonym of subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
adolfi Corti & Draudt, 1933 Synonym of species
amasina Staudinger, 1901 Synonym of species
canarica Bacallado, 1973 Synonym of species
euxoides (Rothschild, 1920) Synonym of species
lenticulosa Duponchel, 1826 Synonym of species
lunigera Stephens, 1829 Synonym of species
nili Bethune-Baker, 1894 Synonym of species
olivina Staudinger, 1901 Synonym of species
rubrofusca Boursin, 1964 Synonym of species
terranea Freyer, 1827 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cape Verde Fogo Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde Santo Antão Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde Santiago Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde São Vicente Nyström V. 1958. Macrolepidoptera from the Cape Verde Islands. - Commentationes Biologicae, Societatis Scientiarum Fennica 17(7):1–36. 17
Cape Verde Sal Traub B. & Bauer E. 1983. Die Eulenfalter der Kapveredischen Inseln (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Andrias 3:59–70. 60 (as caboverdenesis)
Cape Verde Boavista Aurivillius C. 1910b. Schmetterlinge gesammelt in Westafrika von Leonardo Fea in den Jahren 1897–1902. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Ser. 3) 4:494–530. 498 (as arsinaria)
Cape Verde Maio Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde São Nicolao Traub B. & Bauer E. 1982. Zur Macro-Lepidopteren-Fauna der Kapverdische Inseln. – In: Lobin W., Ergebnisse des 1. Symposiums "Fauna und Flora der Kapverdischen Inseln". - Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 52:225–229. 227
Cape Verde Brava Aurivillius C. 1910b. Schmetterlinge gesammelt in Westafrika von Leonardo Fea in den Jahren 1897–1902. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Ser. 3) 4:494–530. 498 (as arsinaria)
Egypt   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7–96. 59
Mauritania   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7–96. 59
Oman   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 6
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323. 293
United Arab Emirates   Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 650
Western Sahara   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 621

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, Canary Islands, Europe, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 652

*   Herbaceous plants (see Hacker, Schreier & Aistleitner 2010: 59).