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Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859)

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Higher taxa: Crambidae (family)/  Spilomelinae (subfamily)/  Margaroniini (tribe)/  Poliobotys (genus)/ 
Status:Accepted
Authorship:(Walker, 1859)
Citation:Botys ablactalis
Original genus:Botys
Publication:Walker F. 1859c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XVIII. – Pyralides.
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Volume:18
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Pagination:660
URL:https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38952026

Taxonomic note:

Transferred to Poliobotys by J. C. Shaffer & E. G. Munroe (2007: 39).

Scientific name TypeStatus Gender Museum Description Country Locality Publication URL
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Lectotype NHMUK Lectotype ♂, designated by J. C. Shaffer & E. G. Munroe (2007: 39), genitalia slide 4495♂, NHMUK Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Shaffer J. C. & Munroe E. G. 2007. Crambidae of Aldabra Atoll (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea). page 660
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Lectotype NHMUK Paralectotypes 5♀, (in the original description 6♀ were mentioned), NHMUK. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Ceylon. Shaffer J. C. & Munroe E. G. 2007. Crambidae of Aldabra Atoll (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea). page 660
Distribution note:

Australasia: Australia; Oriental: Indonesia (Borneo, Java, Sulawesi), Sri Lanka.

Scientific name Country Province Publication URL
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Angola page C. Hines
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Botswana page K. Braun
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Cameroon Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Madl M. & van Achterberg C. 2014. A catalogue of the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) of the Malagasy subregion. page 76
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Congo, the Democratic Republic of the West Kasai Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Côte d'Ivoire Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Gambia page R. Goff
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Kenya Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). page 187
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Liberia Poltavsky A. N., Sáfián Sz., Simonics G., Kravchenko V. D. & Müller G. C. 2019. The Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) fauna in the Liberian Nimba Mountains, West Africa, at the end of the dry season. page 29
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Madagascar Marion H. 1954b. Contribution à l'étude des Pyralidae de Madagascar. page 47
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Mali Poltavsky A. N., Kravchenko V. D., Traore M. M., Traore S. F., Gergely P., Witt T. J., Sulak H., Beck R. H.-T., Junnila A., Revay E. E., Doumbia S., Beier J. C. & Müller G. C. 2018b. The Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera) fauna of the woody savannah belt in Mali, West Africa. page 57
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Mozambique Joannis J. de 1927. Pyralidae d'Afrique australe, principalement du district de Lourenço-Marques. page 255
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Réunion Guillermet C. 2008. Contribution à l'étude des Hétérocères de La Réunion : révision des genres Herpetogramma Lederer, 1863 et Syllepte Hübner, 1823, et description de six nouvelles taxons de Spilomelinae (Crambidae Crambidae). page 187 (as borbonica)
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Seychelles Silhouette Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. page 115
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Seychelles Praslin Bippus M. 2016a. Notes on Lepidoptera from the Seychelles. page 49
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Seychelles Mahé Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. page 115
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Seychelles Aride Bowler J., Bullock, I., Cadbury J., Gerlach J. & Hunter J. 1999. The ecology and conservation of Aride island, Seychelles. page 51 (as ablactis)
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Seychelles Aldabra Shaffer J. C. & Munroe E. G. 2007. Crambidae of Aldabra Atoll (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea). page 39
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Sierra Leone page R. Goff
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Uganda Nyiira Z. M. 1973. Pest status of thrips and lepidopterous species on vegetables in Uganda. page 133
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Zambia Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. page 504
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Zimbabwe page R. Butler
Plant note:

Description of the larva in A. H. L. Townsend (1938: 180–181 ).

Scientific name Parasitoid Parasitoid Family Country Publication URL
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Phanerotoma leucobasis Braconidae Comoros Madl M. & van Achterberg C. 2014. A catalogue of the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) of the Malagasy subregion. page 76
Poliobotys ablactalis (Walker, 1859) Phanerotoma leucobasis Braconidae Madagascar Madl M. & van Achterberg C. 2014. A catalogue of the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) of the Malagasy subregion. page 76
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Scientific Name Authorship Rank Status Original Combination
Scientific Name Authorship Rank Status Original Combination
Poliobotys ablactis (Legrand, 1966) (Legrand, 1966) species Misapplied Pionea ablactis
Poliobotys borbonica (Guillermet, 2008) (Guillermet, 2008) species Synonym Lamprophaia borbonica
Poliobotys murinalis (Pagenstecher, 1885) (Pagenstecher, 1885) species Synonym Botys murinalis