Pirateolea argocyma (Fletcher D. S., 1961)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Pirateolea
SPECIES argocyma
AUTHOR(Fletcher D. S., 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSciomesa argocyma sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Uganda], Ruwenzori Range, Nyamagasani Valley, xii.1934-i.1935, leg. D. R. Buxton.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Pirateolea by P. Moyal et al. (2010: 651).
PUBLICATION Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. - Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177-323.
PAGINATION 211-212, figs 44, 251-253

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Fletcher D. S. 1963a. Exploration du Parc National Albert (deuxième série). 1. Geometridae; 2. Noctuidae. - — 15(1):1-70, 14 pls; 2: 71-155, 14 pls. 87
Uganda   Fletcher D. S. 1961. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. - Noctuidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(7):177-323. 212

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Cyperaceae Cyperus derailema Uganda Moyal P., Le Ru B., Conlong D., Cugala D., Defabachew B., Matama-Kauma T., Pallangyo B. & van den Berg J. 2010. Systematics and molecular phylogeny of two African stem borer genera, Sciomesa Tams & Bowden and Carelis Bowden (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - Bulletin of Entomological Research 100(6):1-19. 651