Spodoptera mauritia (Boisduval, 1833)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Spodoptera
SPECIES mauritia
AUTHOR(Boisduval, 1833)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONH.[adena] Mauritia. Boisd.
TYPE LOCALITYNew Caledonia, near Dumbea, 22.xii.1976, leg. G. F. Hevel.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Neotype ♂, designated by M. G. Pogue (2002: 66), type no 00065927, USNM. Original syntypes from Réunion and Mauritius, MNHN, not found (see P. Viette 1957c: 191, M. G. Pogue 2002: 66, C. Guillermet 2006: 157).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16.
PAGINATION 92; pl. 13, fig. 9

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
acronyctiformis Guenée, 1852 Synonym of species
acronyctoides Guenée, 1852 Synonym of species
aliena (Walker, 1865) Synonym of species
filum Guenée, 1852 Synonym of species
infecta (Walker, 1856) Synonym of species
insignata (Walker, 1856) Synonym of species
nubes Guenée, 1852 Synonym of species
obliqua (Walker, 1865) Synonym of species
ogasawarensis (Matsumura, 1926) Synonym of species
permunda (Walker, 1857) Synonym of species
squalida (Walker, 1865) Synonym of species
submarginalis (Walker, 1865) Synonym of species
transducta (Walker, 1857) Synonym of species
venustula (Walker, 1865) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Bahrain   Brown E. S. & Dewhurst C. F. 1975. The genus Spodoptera (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) in Africa and the Near East. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 65:221–262. 250
British Indian Ocean Territory Chagos Barnett L. K. & Emms C. 1998. An annotated checklist of the Chagos archipelago terrestrial fauna (omitting birds) recorded during the 1996 'Friends of the Chagos' expedition. - Phelsuma 6:41–52. 46 (as acronyctoides)
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Berio E. 1956d. Eteroceri raccolti dal Dr. Carlo Prola durante la spedizione alle isole dell'Africa orientale con descrizione di specie nuove (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 86(5–6):82–87. 83
Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Viette P. 1958h. Note sur de petites collections de Lépidoptères récoltés aux îles Comores et en Aldabra. - Lambillionea 58(7–8):60–65. 64
Comoros Anjouan (Ndzwani) Viette P. 1958h. Note sur de petites collections de Lépidoptères récoltés aux îles Comores et en Aldabra. - Lambillionea 58(7–8):60–65. 64
Democratic Republic of Congo East Kasai   RMCA
Eritrea   Berio E. 1941b. Contributo alla studio dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea VII. Euchromiidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Lymantriidae, Lasiocampidae, Noctuidae raccolte dal sig. G. Vaccaro nel 1938. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 61:176–190. 186
Gabon   Laporte B. 1970a. Lépidoptères capturés par la mission biologique au Gabon. - Biologia Gabonica 6(3):179–196, (4): 371–385. 373
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Moloney, A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i–vi, 1–533 (chapter pagination: 492–507). 499 (as infecta)
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583. 257
Madagascar   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16. 240
Mauritius   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16. 92
Niger   Rothschild W. 1921a. Captain Angus Buchanan's air expedition. V. On the Lepidoptera collected by Captain A. Buchanan in northern Nigeria and the southern Sahara in 1919–1920. - Novitates Zoologicae 28(1):142–170. 161
Nigeria   Hampson G. F. 1909a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) VIII. Subfam. Acronyctinae (continued). - — 8:i–xiv, 1–583. 257
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 199
Réunion   Boisduval J. B. A. 1833a. Faune entomologique de Madagascar, Bourbon et Maurice. Lépidoptères. Avec des notes sur les moeurs, par M. Sganzin. - — :1–122, pls 1–16. 92
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1952a. Lepidoptera recently taken in Arabia. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 36:135–174, pl. 1. 156
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. 1998a. New and rediscovered animals in Seychelles. - Phelsuma 6:74–76. 83
Seychelles Praslin Bolotov I. N., Spitsyn V. M., Kolosova Y. S. & Vlasova A. 2015. New and recent records of moth and butterfly species (Insecta: Lepidoptera) from Praslin and Mahé Islands, Seychelles. - Check List, the journal of biodiversity data 11(5):1–7. 4
Seychelles Mahé Joannis J. de 1894. Mission scientifique de Ch. Alluaud des îles Seychelles. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 63:425–438. 432
Seychelles La Digue De Prins W. & Mazzei P. 2016. Some faunistic notes on selected moth species (Lepidoptera) from the Seychelles. - Phelsuma 24:21–34. 33
Seychelles Cousine Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls. 82
Seychelles Fregate Fletcher T. B. 1910a. Lepidoptera exclusive of the Tortricidae and Tineidae, with some remarks on their distribution and means of dispersal among the islands of the Indian Ocean. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2) Zool. 13(1):265–324, pl. 17. 271
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706. 652 (as gratiosa)
Somalia   Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 260
South Africa   Distant W. L. 1898b. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 1(3):218–231. 218
São Tomé & Príncipe Príncipe 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. 514
Tanzania Pemba Brown E. S. & Dewhurst C. F. 1975. The genus Spodoptera (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) in Africa and the Near East. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 65:221–262. 242
Tanzania   Berio E. 1956d. Eteroceri raccolti dal Dr. Carlo Prola durante la spedizione alle isole dell'Africa orientale con descrizione di specie nuove (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 86(5–6):82–87. 83
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 7
Yemen   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 288
Yemen Socotra Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 288
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 288

Notes:  Australasian: Australia, Austral Island, Fiji, Hawaii, Marquesas, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hebrides, Norfolk Island, Rennell Island, Samoa, Society Islands, Solomon Islands, Tahiti; Oriental: Andamans, China, India, Indonesia (Borneo, Java), Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Grasses Saudi Arabia Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 620
Cyperaceae Cyperus rotundus Seychelles Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls 1–16. 136
Brassicaceae Brassica sp. Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Cupressaceae Cryptomeria sp. Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Malvaceae Gossypium barbadense Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Asteraceae Lactuca sativa Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Solanaceae Solanum lycopersicum Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Solanaceae Nicotiana tabacum Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Fabaceae Phaseolus vulgaris Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Fabaceae Pisum sativum Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Poaceae Saccharum officinarum Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Solanaceae Solanum tuberosum Mauritius Mamet J. R. 1955. A revised food-plant catalogue of the insects of Mauritius. - Bulletin of the Department of Agriculture of Mauritius 90:1–95.
Poaceae Oryza sativa Madagascar Caresche L. & Brenière J. 1961. Liste des insectes nuisibles aux plantes cultivées à Madagascar. - — 23:1–21.

*   Poaceae (see H. Hacker & A. Saldaitis 2010: 214).