Hypocosmia pyrochroma (Jones, 1912)

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FAMILY Pyralidae
SUBFAMILY Chrysauginae
GENUS Hypocosmia
SPECIES pyrochroma
AUTHOR(Jones, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAxamora pyrochroma, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYBrazil, Paraná, Castro.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Jones E. D. 1912. Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera-Heterocera from South-East Brazil. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1912(8):419–444.
PAGINATION 441 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Dhileepan K., Taylor D. B. J., McCarthy J., King A. & Shabbir A. 2013. Development of cat's claw creeper leaf-tying moth Hypocosmia pyrochroma (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at different temperatures: implications for establishment as a biological control agent in Australis and South Africa. - Biological Control 67:194–202. 200 (introduced)
South Africa Gauteng Dhileepan K., Taylor D. B. J., McCarthy J., King A. & Shabbir A. 2013. Development of cat's claw creeper leaf-tying moth Hypocosmia pyrochroma (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at different temperatures: implications for establishment as a biological control agent in Australis and South Africa. - Biological Control 67:194–202. 200 (introduced)
South Africa Mpumalanga Dhileepan K., Taylor D. B. J., McCarthy J., King A. & Shabbir A. 2013. Development of cat's claw creeper leaf-tying moth Hypocosmia pyrochroma (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at different temperatures: implications for establishment as a biological control agent in Australis and South Africa. - Biological Control 67:194–202. 200 (introduced)
South Africa Limpopo Dhileepan K., Taylor D. B. J., McCarthy J., King A. & Shabbir A. 2013. Development of cat's claw creeper leaf-tying moth Hypocosmia pyrochroma (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at different temperatures: implications for establishment as a biological control agent in Australis and South Africa. - Biological Control 67:194–202. 200 (introduced)

Notes:  Australasia: Australia (imported); Neotropical: Argentina, Brazil.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Bignoniaceae Dolichandra unguis-cati South Africa King A. M., Williams H. E. & Madire L. G. 2011. Biological control of cat's claw creeper. Macfadenya unguis-cati (L.) A. H. Gentry (Bignoniaceae), in South Africa. - African Entomology 19:366–377.