Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1777)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Zeuzerinae
GENUS Azygophleps
SPECIES asylas
AUTHOR(Cramer, 1777)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhal.[aena] Noct.[ua] Asylas
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Northern Cape, Spitzkop, near Prieska, 22.ii.1961, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -34°21'0" Longitude: 18°28'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Neotype ♂, designated by W. Mey (2019: 44), TMSA; original type from Western Cape, ex coll. Rengers lost, see R. V. Yakovlev (2011: 85).
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Azygophleps by M. Gaede (1929).
PUBLICATION Cramer P. 1777. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 2(9–16):1–152, pls 97–192.
PAGINATION 62, index; pl. 137, fig. C Bhl

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Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
strigulosa (Walker, 1856) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Dewitz H. 1881. Afrikanische Nachtschmetterlinge. - Nova Acta Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino - Carolinae Germanicae Naturae Curiosorum 42(2):63–89, pls 2–3. 88
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 34
Mozambique   Mey W. 2019. On the identity of Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1779 [1777]) in southern Africa and descriptions of related species (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 8:43–58. 45
Namibia   Grünberg K. 1910c. In: Schultze L.: Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise in westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. - Denkschriften der medizinisch naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16(4):1–370, pls 1–12 [Chapter pagination: 91–146]. 99
Rwanda   Yakovlev R. V. & Witt T. J. 2019b. First records of Cossidae (Lepidoptera) of Republic of Rwanda - Ecologica Montenegrina 21:38–41. 39
South Africa Northern Cape Mey W. 2016. A taxonomic and faunistic study of the Cossidae of southwestern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:146–198. 169
South Africa Western Cape Cramer P. 1777. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 2(9–16):1–152, pls 97–192. 61
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Wallengren H. D. J. 1856. Anteckningar I Zoologien. I. Kafferlandets Macrolepidoptera-fauna. - — :1–97. 13
South Africa Limpopo Mey W. 2016. A taxonomic and faunistic study of the Cossidae of southwestern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:146–198. 169
South Africa North-West   TMSA
South Africa Gauteng Distant W. L. 1897c. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:15–17. 210
South Africa Free State Mey W. 2019. On the identity of Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1779 [1777]) in southern Africa and descriptions of related species (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 8:43–58. 44
South Africa Eastern Cape Mey W. 2019. On the identity of Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1779 [1777]) in southern Africa and descriptions of related species (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 8:43–58. 44
Swaziland   Mey W. 2019. On the identity of Azygophleps asylas (Cramer, 1779 [1777]) in southern Africa and descriptions of related species (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 8:43–58. 44
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 34

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