Azygophleps albovittata Bethune-Baker, 1908

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Azygophleps
SPECIES albovittata
AUTHORBethune-Baker, 1908
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAzygophleps albovittata, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYNigeria N, Lokoja District.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes (number not stated), BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTLectotype designation by Carter & Deeming (1980: 401). Might be a synonym of Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1777) (see Mey (2016: 169–170).
PUBLICATION Bethune-Baker G. T. 1908. Descriptions of new African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 2(9):255–264.
PAGINATION 263 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 20
Ghana   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 66
Guinea   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 66
Kenya   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 66
Nigeria   Bethune-Baker G. T. 1908. Descriptions of new African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 2(9):255–264. 263
Uganda   Bethune-Baker G. T. 1908. Descriptions of new African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 2(9):255–264. 263
Zimbabwe   Borth R., Ivinskis P., Saldaitis A. & Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Cossidae of the Socotra Archipelago (Yemen). - ZooKeys 122:45–69. 66

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Arachis sp. Nigeria Carter D. J. & Deeming J. C. 1980. Azygophleps albovittata Bethune-Baker (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) attacking groundnuts in northern Nigeria, with description of the immature and imaginal stage. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 70:399–405.