Leucinodes laisalis (Walker, 1859)

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Spilomelinae
GENUS Leucinodes
SPECIES laisalis
AUTHOR(Walker, 1859)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMegaphysa ? Laisalis
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cape, leg. A. Smith.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Leucinodes by R. Mally et al. (2015: 140).
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1859b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XVII.- Pyralides. - — 17:i-iv, 256-508.
PAGINATION 382-383 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
idmonealis (Walker, 1859) Synonym of species
plenisignata (Walker, 1866) Synonym of species
subterminalis (Walker, 1866) Synonym of species
translucidalis (Gaede, 1917) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the West Kasai Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121-240. 193
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121-240. 193
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121-240. 193
Côte d'Ivoire   Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 140
Eritrea   Joannis J. de 1913. Materiali per lo studio della fauna Eritrea raccolti nel 1902-03 dal Dott. A. Andreini. Lépidoptères. Heterocera. - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 44 (1912):115-147. 147
Ethiopia   Amsel H. G. 1963. Kleinschmetterlinge aus Äthiopien. - Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde 121:1-12. 5
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - In: Moloney A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i-vi, 1-533 (chapter pagination: 492-507). 504 (as idmonealis)
Ghana   Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 141
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1916a. On moths from Somaliland. - In: Poulton E. B., On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91-182, pls 1-2. 176
Mozambique   Joannis J. de 1927. Pyralidae d'Afrique australe, principalement du district de Lourenço-Marques. - Bulletin de la Société lépidoptérologique de Genève 5(4):181-256. 256
Niger   Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1-552, pls 1-11. 453
Nigeria   Ogunwolu E. O. 1978. Sceliodes laisalis (Pyralidae): Description of the mature larva and note on its feeding habit. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 32(3):175-177. 175
Réunion   Martiré D. & Rochat J. 2008. Les papillons de La Réunion et leurs chenilles. - — :1-496. 266
Saudi Arabia   Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121-240. 193
Senegal   Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 140
Somalia   Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3) 7:121-240. 193
South Africa Western Cape Walker F. 1859b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XVII.- Pyralides. - — 17:i-iv, 256-508. 383
South Africa Gauteng Buckle A. S. 1908. Notes on a collection of Lepidoptera from Aden and from the Transvaal. - The Entomologist 41(536):7-10. 10
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 76
South Africa Mpumalanga Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 140
Tanzania   Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 140
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 76

Notes:  Australasia: Australia; Oriental: India, Malaysia; Palaearctic: China, Morocco, Portugal, Spain. Imported to the UK. References for African countries older than 2015 need confirmation (see R. Mally et al. 2015: 141).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Solanaceae Solanum lycopersicum Réunion Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1-552, pls 1-11. 453
Solanaceae Solanum melongena Réunion Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1-552, pls 1-11. 453
Solanaceae Capsicum annuum Réunion Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1-552, pls 1-11. 453
Solanaceae Capsicum frutescens Réunion Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1-552, pls 1-11. 453
Solanaceae Solanum macrocarpon Réunion Guillermet C. 2009a. Les Hétérocères, ou papillons de nuit, de l'île de La Réunion. Volume 3. Familles des Pyralidae et Crambidae. - — :1-552, pls 1-11. 453
Solanaceae Solanum melongena Congo, DR Ghesquière J. 1940c. Quelques microlépidoptères gelechiadae congolais. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 34(1):101-108. 193
Solanaceae Solanum incanum Kenya Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 140
Solanaceae Solanum anguivi Kenya Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 141
Solanaceae Solanum lycopersicum Kenya Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 141
Solanaceae Solanum linnaeanum Kenya Mally R., Korycinska A., Agassiz D. J. L., Hall J., Hodgetts J. & Nuss M. 2015. Discovery of an unknown diversity of Leucinodes species damaging Solanaceae fruits in sub-Saharan Africa and moving in trade (Insects, Lepidoptera, Pyraloidea). - ZooKeys 472:117-162. 141
Solanaceae Solanum 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. 76
Solanaceae Lycopersicon 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. 76
Solanaceae Solanum macrocarpon Nigeria Ogunwolu E. O. 1978. Sceliodes laisalis (Pyralidae): Description of the mature larva and note on its feeding habit. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 32(3):175-177. 175
Solanaceae Solanum melongena Nigeria Ogunwolu E. O. 1978. Sceliodes laisalis (Pyralidae): Description of the mature larva and note on its feeding habit. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 32(3):175-177. 175
Solanaceae Capsicum annuum Nigeria Ogunwolu E. O. 1978. Sceliodes laisalis (Pyralidae): Description of the mature larva and note on its feeding habit. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 32(3):175-177. 175
Solanaceae Capsicum frutescens Nigeria Ogunwolu E. O. 1978. Sceliodes laisalis (Pyralidae): Description of the mature larva and note on its feeding habit. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 32(3):175-177. 175
Solanaceae Lycopersicon esculentum Nigeria Ogunwolu E. O. 1978. Sceliodes laisalis (Pyralidae): Description of the mature larva and note on its feeding habit. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 32(3):175-177. 175
Solanaceae Solanum melongena South Africa Taylor J. S. 1957b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the eastern Cape Province (Part IV). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 20(2):315-332. 328
Solanaceae Solanum melongena East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1977. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 36(314):45-50. 48
Solanaceae Solanum sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1977. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 36(314):45-50. 50