Alcterogystia l-nigrum (Bethune-Baker, 1894)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Cossinae
GENUS Alcterogystia
SPECIES l-nigrum
AUTHOR(Bethune-Baker, 1894)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCossus L-nigrum, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYEgypt, Alexandria.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Bethune-Baker G. T. 1894. Notes on some Lepidoptera received from the neighbourhood of Alexandria. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1894:33–51, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 36; pl. 1, fig. 3 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mauritania   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1990. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis (Insecta, Lepidoptera). - — 2:1–134.  
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 189
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. – In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179–240. 185
Yemen   Schoorl J. W. 1990. A Phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology. - Zoölogische Verhandelingen, Leiden 263:1–295. 61

Notes:  Palaearctic: Egypt, Morocco.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia sp. Saudi Arabia Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 97
Tamaricaceae Tamarix sp. Saudi Arabia Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 97
Salicaceae Salix sp. Saudi Arabia Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 97
Tamaricaceae Tamarix articulata   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1990. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis (Insecta, Lepidoptera). - — 2:1–134.
Fabaceae Acacia nilotica   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1990. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis (Insecta, Lepidoptera). - — 2:1–134.
Mimosaceae Albizzia lebbeck   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1990. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis (Insecta, Lepidoptera). - — 2:1–134.