Racotis squalida (Butler, 1878)

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Racotis
SPECIES squalida
AUTHOR(Butler, 1878)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOphthalmodes squalida, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Nigeria], Old Calabar.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Butler A. G. 1878d. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 2(12):455-465.
PAGINATION 465

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
uhligi (Strand, 1909) Subspecies
squalida (Butler, 1878) Subspecies
voeltzkowii (Pagenstecher, 1907) Synonym of subspecies
africana (Aurivillius, 1925) Synonym of subspecies
sinuosa Warren, 1894 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243-1359, pls 49-50. 1333
Central African Republic   Herbulot C. 1981c. Mission entomologique du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale aux Monts Uluguru, Tanzanie (L. Berger, N. Leloup et J. Debecker, V-VIII.1971). 26. Lepidoptera Geometridae. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 95(1):216-226. 224
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Herbulot C. 1981a. Mission P. Viette à la grande Comore. Lepidoptera Geometridae. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 85 (1980)(9-10):266-273. 273
Congo   Herbulot C. 1981c. Mission entomologique du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale aux Monts Uluguru, Tanzanie (L. Berger, N. Leloup et J. Debecker, V-VIII.1971). 26. Lepidoptera Geometridae. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 95(1):216-226. 224
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243-1359, pls 49-50. 1334 (as africana)
Côte d'Ivoire   Herbulot C. 1981c. Mission entomologique du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale aux Monts Uluguru, Tanzanie (L. Berger, N. Leloup et J. Debecker, V-VIII.1971). 26. Lepidoptera Geometridae. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 95(1):216-226. 224
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Karisch T. 2020b. Geometridae der Expeditionen H. Hoppes nach Bioko. 4. Teil: Ennominae (ausser Zamarada Moore, 1887) (Lepidoptera). - Lambillionea 120(2):122-141. 132
Ghana   Swinhoe C. 1904b. On the Geometridae of tropical Africa in the National Collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1904(3):497-590. 530
Kenya   Lehmann I. & Kioko E. 2005. Lepidoptera diversity, floristic composition and structure of three Kaya forests on the south coast of Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 94(1):121-163. 157
Madagascar   Pagenstecher A. 1907. In: Voeltzkow, A. Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903-05. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse 2. Systematische Arbeiten, Bd 2,Hft 2 (Lepidoptera Heterocera von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika: Uraniidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Thyrididae, ... - — 2(2):93-146, pl. 6. (as voeltzkowii)
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 88
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 88
Nigeria   Butler A. G. 1878d. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 2(12):455-465. 465
Sierra Leone   Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i-vi, 1-46, pls 1-3. 42
South Africa   Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i-xi, 1-376, pls 1-15. 262
São Tomé & Príncipe São Tomé Prout L. B. 1927a. A list of the Geometridae (Lep. Het.) known to occur in the Island of São Thomé, with descriptions of some new species collected by Mr. T. A. Barns. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 75(1):187-200, pl. 20. 196
Tanzania   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 88
Uganda   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 88
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i-iv, 1-273, pls 1-63. 88

Notes:  Oriental: India.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Annonaceae Annona senegalensis   Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243-1359, pls 49-50. 1334 (as sinuosa)
Annonaceae Annona 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. 45
Magnoliaceae Michelia 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. 45