Anumeta asiatica Wiltshire, 1961


FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Toxocampinae
GENUS Anumeta
SPECIES asiatica
AUTHORWiltshire, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAnumeta asiatica sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYIran SW, Khuzistan, Ahwaz, ca 400 ft, 26.v.1938, leg. E. P. Wiltshire.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 7♂, 7♀, BMNH, SMNS.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1961b. A new genus, eight new species, seven new forms and notes on the Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Iran. - Journal of the Bombay natural History Society 58(3):608-631.
PAGINATION 619-621; pl. 1, figs 8, 9, 13, 14 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

Kuwait   Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. - In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91-250. 215
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1985b. New Heterocera from Oman (with a revised list of the moths known from the Musandam Peninsula). - Journal of Oman Studies 7:39-48. 45
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. - In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179-240. 230
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5-8. 8

Notes:  Palaearctic: Iran, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Middle East.

Host Plants

Polygonaceae Calligonum comosum United Arab Emirates Fibiger M. & Legrain A. 2009. Order Lepidoptera, superfamily Noctuoidea. - In: van Harten, A. (ed.) Arthropod fauna of the UAE. - — 2:480—660. 541