Strigocossus moderata (Walker, 1856)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Strigocossus
SPECIES moderata
AUTHOR(Walker, 1856)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONZeuzera moderata
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. D. F. Morgan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1856a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 7:i–iv, 1509–1808.
PAGINATION 1533

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
leucopteris (Houlbert, 1916) Synonym of species
vosseleri (Gaede, 1930) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Houlbert, C. 1916. Sur la distribution géographique des Xyleutes (Lép. Zeuzeridae) et description de sept espèces nouvelles. - Etudes de Lépidoptérologie comparée 11bis:61–120, pls. 17–41. 85 (as leucopteris)
Gabon   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1856a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 7:i–iv, 1509–1808. 1533
South Africa   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)
South Africa Limpopo   TMSA
Tanzania, United Republic of   Gaede M. 1929–1930. Psychidae, Thyrididae, Metarbelidae, Aegeriidae, Cossidae, Hepialidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:481–488, 489–499, 501–513, 515–538, 539–551, 553–559. 546 (as vosseleri)
Uganda   Waring P. 2015. Two goat moths (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) from Uganda: Strigocossus crassa (Drury, 1782) and S. vosseleri (Gaede, 1930). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 74(519):203–206. 203 (as vosseleri)
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 35 (as vosseleri)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Cassia sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. (as vosseleri)
Fabaceae Pterolobium sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. (as vosseleri)