Aedia nigrescens (Wallengren, 1856)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Aedia
SPECIES nigrescens
AUTHOR(Wallengren, 1856)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAnophia nigrescens
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Kaffern, leg. J. A. Wahlberg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, SNHM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Aedia by H. Hacker (2016a: 299).
PUBLICATION Wallengren H. D. J. 1856. Anteckningar I Zoologien. I. Kafferlandets Macrolepidoptera-fauna. - — :1-97.
PAGINATION 64

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
arabica Hacker, 2016 Subspecies
nigrescens (Wallengren, 1856) Subspecies
inquieta (Walker, 1857) Subspecies
melanophaes Bethune-Baker, 1911 Synonym of subspecies
teretipalpa (Wallengren, 1860) Synonym of subspecies
brunneiventris (Berio, 1956) Synonym of subspecies
trista (Snellen, 1872) Synonym of subspecies
sofala (Felder R. & Rogenhofer, 1875) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cape Verde   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7-96. 26
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Snellen P. C. T. 1872. Bijdrage tot de vlinder-fauna van Neder-Guinea, zuidwestelijk gedeelte van Afrika. - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 15:1-110, pls 1-8. 52 (as trista)
Gabon     F. Aulombard
Gambia     R. Goff
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255-446. 355
Madagascar   Berio E. 1955f. Sulla distribuzione geografica della Noctua algira L. e sulle specie affini (Lep. Noctuidae). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 85(9-10):140-148. 134 (as brunneiventris)
Mauritania   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7-96. 26
Mozambique     TMSA
Namibia   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1-742; (2): 1-430. 299
Niger   Rothschild W. 1921a. Captain Angus Buchanan's Aïr expedition. V. On the Lepidoptera collected by Captain A. Buchanan in northern Nigeria and the southern Sahara in 1919-1920. - Novitates Zoologicae 28(1):142-170. 167 (as trista)
Nigeria   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7-96. 26
Senegal   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Aistleitner E. 2010. Noctuidae of Cape Verde Islands (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Esperiana Memoir 5:7-96. 26
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Wallengren H. D. J. 1856. Anteckningar I Zoologien. I. Kafferlandets Macrolepidoptera-fauna. - — :1-97. 64
South Africa Limpopo   TMSA
South Africa Gauteng   TMSA
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
South Africa Free State   TMSA
Tanzania     NHMO
Yemen   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. 221
Zimbabwe     TMSA

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea batatas East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 191 (as tristis)