Agrotis oliveata Hampson, 1902

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Noctuinae
GENUS Agrotis
SPECIES oliveata
AUTHORHampson, 1902
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAgrotis oliveata, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Cape Province], Cape Colony.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTSystematic position doubtful; figured specimens probably belong to two different species (A. Legrain i.l. 19.xi.2017).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446.
PAGINATION 262 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 262
South Africa Eastern Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 186
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1903a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. IV. Noctuidae. - — 4:i–xx, 1–689. 577
South Africa Limpopo   R. Fiebig
South Africa Mpumalanga   R. Fiebig

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Taylor J. S. 1957a. Notes on the proboscis in the Saturniidae. - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 69:151–153. 316