Shargacucullia macewani (Wiltshire, 1949)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Cuculliinae
GENUS Shargacucullia
SPECIES macewani
AUTHOR(Wiltshire, 1949)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCucullia macewani sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, M. Dahana, Sayarat, 23.ii.1946, leg. I. McEwan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 44°50'0" Longitude: 27°10'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 228♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 2♂, 2♀, BMNH, MNHN.
STATUS Species
COMMENTRecorded already as Cucullia anceps Staudinger by E. P. Wiltshire (1948a: 242).
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1949a. Middle East Lepidoptera, IX [sic, recte X]. New species and forms from Arabia and Persia, with a description of the genus Tamsola from Iraq. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 33:353-372.
PAGINATION 357-358, fig. 10; pl. 1, fig. 4

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1949a. Middle East Lepidoptera, IX [sic, recte X]. New species and forms from Arabia and Persia, with a description of the genus Tamsola from Iraq. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 33:353-372. 358
Yemen   Ronkay G. & Ronkay L. 2009. Cuculliinae I. A taxonomic atlas of the Eurasian and North African Noctuoidea. - — 2:1-365, incl. 57 colour plates. 48

Notes:  Palaearctic: Israel.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Scrophulariaceae Verbascum sp.   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. 163
Scrophulariaceae Scrophularia sp.   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. 163