Paropta paradoxus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Cossinae
GENUS Paropta
SPECIES paradoxus
AUTHOR(Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCossus paradoxus Friv. Sppl. 9
TYPE LOCALITY[Turkey], Smyrna.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1842–1856. Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu Jakob Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. 6. - — 6:[i]–[iv] + [i]–ii– xviii + [i]+ii+viii + 1–178 + [1]–2–72 + [1]–2–48, pls [i]–ii--xxii + i–xiv.
PAGINATION 39, fig. 9 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Egypt   Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129.  
Saudi Arabia   Kiriakoff S. G. 1960e. Lépidoptères Hétérocères (partim) récoltés par P. Lippens en Jordanie et en Arabie Séoudite. - Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique 26(35):1–12. 12

Notes:  Palaearctic: Cyprus, Greece (Rhodes, Karpathos), Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Moraceae Ficus sp.   Andres A. & Seitz A. 1923. Die Lepidopterenfauna Ägyptens. - Senckenbergiana biologica 5(1–2):1–54, 229–238.
Fabaceae Albizia sp.   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 24
Vitaceae Vitis sp.   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 24
Oleaceae Olea sp.   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 24
Fabaceae Acacia arabica   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 24
Rosaceae Crataegus sp.   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 24