Nigilgia superbella (Rebel, 1907)

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FAMILY Brachodidae
SUBFAMILY Phycodinae
GENUS Nigilgia
SPECIES superbella
AUTHOR(Rebel, 1907)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhycodes superbella n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Yemen], S Arabia, Râs Fártak, Wâdi Dhaurûten, 08.iii.1899; Socotra, near Haulaf, Djebel Hamwêri, 06.ii.1899, leg. O. Simony.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♂, ♀ [number not stated], NHMW.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rebel H. 1907a. Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra. - Denkschriften der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 71(2):31–130, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 119–123, fig. 38; pl. 1, fig. 18

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Kallies A. 2016. The Brachodidae of Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea), with implications for the origin of the family. - Zootaxa 4083(1):1–39. 22
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. 444
Yemen   Rebel H. 1907a. Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra. - Denkschriften der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 71(2):31–130, pl. 1. 119
Yemen Socotra Rebel H. 1907a. Lepidopteren aus Südarabien und von der Insel Sokotra. - Denkschriften der österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 71(2):31–130, pl. 1. 119

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Moraceae Ficus sp. 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. 444
Moraceae Ficus cordata ssp. salicifolia United Arab Emirates Kallies A. 2016. The Brachodidae of Sub-Saharan Africa (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea), with implications for the origin of the family. - Zootaxa 4083(1):1–39. 22