Banisia myrsusalis (Walker, 1859)

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FAMILY Thyrididae
SUBFAMILY Striglininae
GENUS Banisia
SPECIES myrsusalis
AUTHOR(Walker, 1859)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPyralis Myrsusalis
TYPE LOCALITY[Dominican Republic], Santo Domingo.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 8428♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1859d. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XIX.– Pyralides. - — 19:i–iv, 799–1036.
PAGINATION 892 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
elaralis (Walker, 1859) Subspecies
idalialis (Walker, 1859) Synonym of subspecies
lobata (Moore, 1879) Synonym of subspecies
pyraliata (Moore, 1879) Synonym of subspecies
zonula (Swinhoe, 1885) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo   Whalley P. E. S. 1976. Tropical leaf moths. A monograph of the subfamily Striglininae (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae). - — :1–195, pls. 1–68. 157
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Côte d'Ivoire   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Ghana   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Kenya   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Madagascar   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Malawi   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Mozambique   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Nigeria   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Sierra Leone   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1897a. On the classification of the Thyrididae – a family of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1897(2):603–633. 618
South Africa Eastern Cape Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 61 (as elaralis)
South Africa Western Cape Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 61 (as elaralis)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Uganda   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Zambia   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)
Zimbabwe   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 60 (as elaralis)

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Nearctic: U.S.A. (Florida); Neotropical: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Gyuana, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Surinam, Venezuela; Oriental: Bismarck Archipelago, India, Indonesia (Bali, Sumatra), Sri Lanka, Thailand.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Sapotaceae Achras sapota   Whalley P. E. S. 1976. Tropical leaf moths. A monograph of the subfamily Striglininae (Lepidoptera: Thyrididae). - — :1–195, pls. 1–68. 157
Sapotaceae Manilkara zapota   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 59 (as elaralis)