Stenodacma wahlbergi (Zeller, 1852)

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FAMILY Pterophoridae
SUBFAMILY Pterophorinae
GENUS Stenodacma
SPECIES wahlbergi
AUTHOR(Zeller, 1852)
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Pterophorus] Wahlbergi n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Kafferland, leg. J. A. Wahlberg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 4♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Stenodacma by Bigot & Luquet (1991: 239).
PUBLICATION Zeller P. C. 1852a. Revision der Pterophoriden. - Linnaea Entomologica 6:319–413.
PAGINATION 346–348 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
iranella Amsel, 1959 Synonym of species
rutilalis (Walker, 1864) Synonym of species
rutilans (Wollaston, 1879) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206. 179
Cameroon   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 67
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Gibeaux C. 1994a. Contribution à la connaissance des Ptérophores d'Ethiopie et identification de Stenoptilia petraea Meyrick, 1907, du sud de l'Inde (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 99(4):423–436. 87
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Bigot L. 1969. Les Lépidoptères Pterophoridae du musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, à Tervuren. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 79(1–2):165–206. 179
Ethiopia   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Gorbunov O. G. & Kemal A. 2011. On the fauna of the plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Ethiopia. - Amurian Zoological Journal 3(4):354–357, pl. 4. 355
Ghana   Gielis C. 2011. Notes on some African Pterophoridae, with description of new species (Lepidoptera). - Boletín de la Sociedad Entomológica Aragonese 49:33–63. 50
Kenya   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 67
Madagascar   Bigot L. 1964d. Les Pterophoridae de Madagascar (2ième note) (Lep.). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 69(9–10):199–201. 199
Malawi   Kovtunovich V. N., Ustjuzhanin P. Y. & Murphy R. 2014. Plume moths of Malawi (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Zootaxa 3847(4):451–494. 476
Mauritius Rodrigues Meyrick E. 1924a. Micro-Lepidoptera of Rodriguez. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1923(3–4):544–557. 546
Mauritius   Meyrick E. 1910a. Descriptions of Micro-Lepidoptera from Mauritius and Chagos Isles. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1910(3):366–377. 367
Réunion   Gibeaux C. 1994b. Insectes Lépidoptères: Pterophoridae. - Faune de Madagascar 81:1–176. 87
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint-Helena Wollaston T. V. 1879. Notes on the Lepidoptera of St. Helena, with descriptions of new species. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 3(15):219–233; (17): 329–343; (18): 415–441. 441 (as rutilans)
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Ascension Duffey E. 1964. The terrestrial ecology ofAscension Island. - Journal of Applied Ecology 1:219–251.  
Saudi Arabia   Arenberger E. 2002b. Die Pterophoridae der 2. Jemen-Expedition durchgeführt im Frühjahr 1998 von den Herren A. Bischof, J. Bittermann, M. Fibiger, H. Hacker, H. Peks & H.-P. Schreier. - Esperiana 9:57–60. 59
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J., Matyot P. & Saaristo M. 1997. Silhouette species list. - Phelsuma 5(Suppl. A):1–32. 23
Seychelles Mahé Fletcher T. B. 1910b. The Orneodidae and Pterophoridae of the Seychelles Expedition. (The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905). - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2 Zool.) 13(1):397–403. 399
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Zeller P. C. 1852b. Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J. A. Wahlberg in Caffrorum terra collegit. - — :1–120. 348
South Africa Northern Cape Kovtunovich V. N. & Ustjuzhanin P. Y. 2018. Pterophoridae of the South Africa National Park Namaqua (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae). - Shilap, Revista de lepidopterología 46(184):619–625. 624
South Africa Eastern Cape Kovtunovich V. Ustjuzhanin P., De Morney M., Udovichenko P. & Bezverkhov Yu. 2017. Fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae) of Garden Route National Park, South Africa. - Zootaxa 4350(3):574–582. 576
South Africa North-West Arenberger E. 2009a. Zur Verbreitung der Pterophoridae im südlichen Afrika. 5. Beitrag (Lepidoptera). - Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft österreichischer Entomologen 61:19–28. 23
South Africa Limpopo Arenberger E. 2009a. Zur Verbreitung der Pterophoridae im südlichen Afrika. 5. Beitrag (Lepidoptera). - Zeitschrift der Arbeitsgemeinschaft österreichischer Entomologen 61:19–28. 23
Swaziland   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 67
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 67
Uganda   Ustjuzhanin P. Y., Kovtunovich V. N., Anikin V. & Aarvik L. 2016. Additions to the fauna of plume moths (Lepidoptera, Pterophoridae) of Uganda. - Zootaxa 4132(3):393–402. 395
United Arab Emirates   Gielis C. 2008e. Order Lepidoptera, family Pterophoridae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):459–468. 467
Yemen   Arenberger E. 2002b. Die Pterophoridae der 2. Jemen-Expedition durchgeführt im Frühjahr 1998 von den Herren A. Bischof, J. Bittermann, M. Fibiger, H. Hacker, H. Peks & H.-P. Schreier. - Esperiana 9:57–60. 59
Zimbabwe   Gielis C. 2003. World Catalogue of Insects 4. Pterophoroidea & Alucitoidea. - — 4:1–198. 67

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Oriental: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka; Palaearctic: Iran.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas United Arab Emirates Gielis C. 2008e. Order Lepidoptera, family Pterophoridae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):459–468. 467
Vitaceae Vitis indica United Arab Emirates Gielis C. 2008d. Order Lepidoptera, family Brachodidae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):444–446. 467
Asteraceae Vernonia appendiculata United Arab Emirates Gielis C. 2008e. Order Lepidoptera, family Pterophoridae. – In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE Volume I. - — 1 (2007):459–468. 467
Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata Réunion Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1–496. 291
Vitaceae Vitis sp.   Robinson G. S. & Kirke C. M. S. 1990. Lepidoptera of Ascension Island – a review. - Journal of Natural History 24(1):119–135. 130
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea sp.   Robinson G. S. & Kirke C. M. S. 1990. Lepidoptera of Ascension Island – a review. - Journal of Natural History 24(1):119–135. 130
Oxalidaceae Oxalis sp.   Robinson G. S. & Kirke C. M. S. 1990. Lepidoptera of Ascension Island – a review. - Journal of Natural History 24(1):119–135. 130