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Hemithea Duponchel, 1829
Hemithea Duponchel, 1829; Hist. nat. Lépid. Fr. 7 (2) : 106, 233, TS: Phalaena aestivaria Hübner
Chlorochroma Duponchel, 1845
= ; [NACL, 99]
Geometrina Motschulsky, [1861]; Etud. Ent. 9: 35, TS: Geometrina viridescentaria Motschulsky
= ; Parsons et al., 1999
Lophocrita Warren, 1894; Novit. zool. 1 (2): 389, TS: Thalera undifera Walker
= ; [MOB9, 265]; Parsons et al., 1999
Mixolophia Warren, 1894; Novit. zool. 1 (2): 391, TS: Mixolophia ochrolauta Warren
= ; [MOB9, 265]; Parsons et al., 1999
Hemithea (Geometrinae) ; [AUCL]
Hemithea (Hemitheiti) ; [MOB9, 196 (note), 265]
Hemithea (Hemitheini) ; [NACL, 99]; [MNA18.1, 11, 120]; [GME1, 190]; [FE]

fiHemithea aestivaria (Hübner, 1789)
SEU, CEU - S.Urals - SE.Siberia, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, N.Iran, Korea, Japan, British Columbia. See [About maps] Lehvämittari Common Emerald
Phalaena (Geometra) aestivaria Hübner, 1789; Beitr. Gesch. Schmett. 1 (4): 22, pl. 3, f. R
Phalaena (Geometra) strigata Müller, 1764; Fauna Ins. Fridr.: 51 (preocc. Scopoli, 1763)
= ; [NACL, #7083]; [GME1, 192]
Nemoria alboundulata Hedemann, 1879; Horae Soc. ent. ross. 14: 511, pl. 3, f. 8, TL: Amur
= ; [GME1, 192]
krajniki Komarek, 1950
= ; [GME1, 192]
Hemithea aestivaria, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Hemithea aestivaria, Larvae of North-European Lepidoptera [Kimmo Silvonen]
Hemithea aestivaria, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Hemithea aestivaria, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Hemithea aestivaria, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Hemithea aestivaria, UK Moths [Ian Kimber]
Hemithea aestivaria ; [NACL, #7083]; [MNA18.1: 121, f. 30f, 32h-f]; [GME1: 192, pl. 7, f. 36]
[aestivaria-1.jpg] 599x400 (~77Kb) Central Europe 1990-2000, Photo © Michael Borsch [aestivaria-1l.jpg] 599x400 (~45Kb) larva Central Europe 1990-2000, Photo © Michael Borsch [aestivaria.jpg] 260x252 (~11Kb)

Larva on Ribes rubrum, Sorbus aucuparia [SPRK], Prunus padus, P. spinosa, Rosa, Clematis vitalba, Lonicera xylosteum, Corylus avellana, Crataegus, Carpinus betulus, Salix caprea, Alnus incana, Betula pendula, B. pubescens, Rhamnus cathartica, Frangula alnus, Quercus robur, Rubus caeusius, Tilia, Ligustrum, Castanea, Viburnum, Vaccinium myrtillus, Larix, Aralia, Rhododendron, Artemisa vulgaris, Rumex, Potentilla [GME1, 193]



Hemithea viridescentaria (Motschulsky, [1861])
Japan. See [About maps] Geometrina viridescentaria Motschulsky, [1861]; Etud. Ent. 9: 36, TL: Japan

Hemithea ochrolauta (Warren, 1894)
Bhutan. See [About maps] Mixolophia ochrolauta Warren, 1894; Novit. zool. 1 (2): 391, TL: Bhutan
Hemithea ochrolauta ; [MOB9, 265 (note)]

Hemithea neptunaria Holloway, 1996
Borneo. See [About maps] Hemithea neptunaria Holloway, 1996; [MOB9: 266, f. 328, pl. 9], TL: Sarawak, Gunung Mulu Nat. Park

Hemithea krakenaria Holloway, 1996
Borneo. See [About maps] Hemithea krakenaria Holloway, 1996; [MOB9: 266, f. 327, pl. 9], TL: Sabah, 5m[iles] S of Mt. Trus Madi, 1800ft

Hemithea poseidonaria Holloway, 1996
Borneo. See [About maps] Hemithea poseidonaria Holloway, 1996; [MOB9: 267, f. 322, 326, pl. 9], TL: Sarawak, Gunung Mulu Nat. Park

Hemithea undifera (Walker, 1861)
Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Bali. See [About maps] Thalera undifera Walker, 1861; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 22: 601
Hemithea undifera ; [MOB9: 267, f. 324, 330, pl. 9]

Hemithea insularia Guenée, 1857
Indo-Australian tropics Hemithea insularia Guenée, 1857; in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 9 : 385, TL: Borneo
Hemithea insularia ; [MOB9: 267, f. 325, 332, pl. 9, 12]

Larva on Desmos, Glochidion [MOB9, 267]

H. i. duplicata Prout, 1917
Fergusson I. Hemithea insularia duplicata Prout, 1917; Novit. Zool. 24 : 297
Hemithea insularia duplicata ; [MOB9, 267]

Hemithea antigrapha Prout, 1917
NE.Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo. See [About maps] Hemithea antigrapha Prout, 1917; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 20 (115) : 122
Hemithea antigrapha ; [MOB9: 268, f. 323, 331, pl. 9]

Hemithea marina (Butler, 1878)
India - Indochina, China - Japan, Sundaland, Sulawesi, Ceram. See [About maps] Thalassodes marina Butler, 1878; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 1 (5): 399
Thalera costipunctata Moore, [1887]; Lepid. Ceylon 3 (3): 328
= ; [MOB9, 268]
Hemithea simplex Warren, 1897; Novit. zool. 4 : 40
= ; [MOB9, 268]
Iodis pariciliata Fuchs, 1902; Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 55 : 86
= ?; [MOB9, 268 (?)]
Hemithea marina ; [MOB9: 268, f. 321, 333, pl. 9]

Larva on (flowers, young leaves, pods) Acacia, Brassica, Citrus, Glycosmis, Hevea, Lantana, Mangifera, Memecylon, Tephrosia [MOB9, 268]


Hemithea notospila Prout, 1917
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi. See [About maps] Hemithea notospila Prout, 1917; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 20 (115) : 123
Hemithea notospila ; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 62; [MOB9: 268, f. 332, pl. 9]

Hemithea melalopha Prout, 1931
Luzon, Seram. See [About maps] Hemithea melalopha Prout, 1931; Novit. Zool. 36 : 154
Hemithea melalopha ; [MOB9: 269, f. 329, pl. 9]
H. m. profecta Prout, 1933
NE.Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo Hemithea insularia profecta Prout, 1933; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12 : 114
Hemithea melalopha profecta ; [MOB9, 269]

Hemithea nigriparmata Prout²
Java. See [About maps] Hemithea nigriparmata ; [MOB9, 269 (note)]

Hemithea subflavida Warren²
New Guinea, Fergusson I.. See [About maps] Hemithea subflavida ; [MOB9, 269 (note)]

Hemithea pellucidula (Turner, 1906)
AU. See [About maps] Nemoria pellucidula Turner, 1906
Hemithea pellucidula ; [AUCL]

Hemithea wuka (Pagenstecher, 1886)
Sri Lanka, India - Indochina, Sundaland - Solomons, New Guinea, N.Australia. See [About maps] Jodis wuka Pagenstecher, 1886; Jb. Nassau. Ver. Naturk. 39 : 153
Nemoria iosoma Meyrick, 1889; Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 495
= ; [AUCL]
Thalera graminea Hampson, 1891; Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8 : 109
= ; [MOB9, 269]
Hemithea pictifimbria Warren, 1896; Novit. zool. 3 : 290
= ; [MOB9, 269]; [AUCL]
Hemithea wuka isabella Prout, 1917; Novit. Zool. 24 : 298
= ; [MOB9, 269]; [AUCL]
Hemithea wuka australis Prout, 1933; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12 : 115
= ; [MOB9, 269]; [AUCL]
Hemithea wuka vulcanensis Prout, 1933; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12 : 115
= ; [MOB9, 269]; [AUCL]
Hemithea wuka mapsaurica Prout, 1933; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12 : 115
= ; [MOB9, 269]; [AUCL]
Hemithea doddi Prout, 1933; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12 : 115
= ; [MOB9, 269]
Hemithea tranquilla Prout, 1935; Novit. zool. 39 : 224
= ; [MOB9, 269]
Hemithea wuka, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
Hemithea doddi ; [AUCL]
Hemithea wuka ; [AUCL]; [MOB9: 269, f. 335, pl. 12]

Hemithea subaurata Warren²
New Guinea. See [About maps] Episothalma subaurata ;
Hemithea subaurata ; [MOB9, 252 (note)]

Hemithea obscurata (Warren, 1896)
New Guinea. See [About maps] Episothalma obscurata Warren, 1896
Episothalma obscurata ; [AUCL]
Hemithea obscurata ; [MOB9, 252 (note)]

Hemithea sequestrata Prout²
New Guinea. See [About maps] Episothalma sequestrata ;
Hemithea sequestrata ; [MOB9, 252 (note)]


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References:
[AUCL]
Nielsen & Rangsi, 1996; Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Australia; CSIRO, Australia
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[FE]
Fauna Europaea; Fauna Europaea
[GME1]
Hausmann, 2001; Geometrid Moths Eur. 1: 1-282; Geometrid Moths of Europe, Volume 1: Archiearinae, Orthostixinae, Desmobathrinae, Alsophilinae, Geometrinae
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[Ian Kimber]
http://www.ukmoths.force9.co.uk/
[Kimmo Silvonen]
Espoo, Finland; Kimmo's Lep Site
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MNA18.1]
Ferguson, 1985; The Moths of America North of Mexico, 18.1; GEOMETROIDEA; Geometridae (Part)
[MOB9]
Holloway, 1996; The Moths of Borneo, Part 9; Family Geometridae, Subfamilies Oenochrominae, Desmobathrinae and Geometrinae
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[Michael Borsch]
Geesthacht, Germany; contact through; e-mail: Francisco Welter-Schultes
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NORLEP]
Norges Sommerfugler
[SPRK]
Seppänen, E. J, 1970; Suomen suurperhostoukkien ravintokasvit, Animalia Fennica 14
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)
[²]
This may require parentheses or not. I don't have the necessary information for this taxon.


Some related literature:
Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1857
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres. Volume 9. Uranides et Phalénites Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 9 : 1-514, Atlas (Uranides & Phalenides): pl. 1-10, (Uranides) pl. 1 (1858), Atlas (Uranides, Phalenides, Siculides): pl. 12-22, (1858) pl.
Butler, 1878
Descriptions of new species of Heterocera from japan. Part III. Geometrites Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5) 1 (5): 392-407, (6): 440-452
Duponchel, 1829
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France. Nocturnes 4 (2) Hist. nat. Lépid. Fr. 7 (2) : 1-507, pl. 133-170
Fuchs, 1902
Beiträge zur kenntniss der Lepidopteren-Fauna von Sumatra. Erste besprechung. Neue Geometriden Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 55 : 81-91
Hampson, 1891
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. Part 8. The lepidoptera of heterocera of the Nilgiri district Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 8 : 1-144, pl. 139-156
Hedemann, 1879
Beitrag zur Lepidopteren-Fauna des Amurlandes Horae Soc. ent. ross. 14: 506-516, pl. 3
Hübner, 1789
Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schmetterlinge, Band 1, Vierter Theil Beitr. Gesch. Schmett. 1 (4): [1]-[3]-4-32-[33]-[50], 4pls
Meyrick, 1889
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 455-522
Moore, [1887]
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon Lepid. Ceylon 3 (1): 1-88, pl. 144-157 (1884), (2): 89-304, pl. 158-181 ([1885]), (3): 305-392, pl. 182-195 ([1886]), (4): 393-578, pl. 196-215 (1887)
Motschulsky, [1861]
Insectes du Japon Etud. Ent. 9: 4-39
Müller, 1764
Fauna Insectorum Fridrichsdalina sive Methodica Descriptio Insectorum Agri Fridrichsdalensis cum Characteribus Genericis et Specificis, Nominibus Trivialibus, Locis Natalibus, Iconibus Allegatis, Novsque Pluribus Speciebus Additis Fauna Ins. Fridr.: 96pp
Pagenstecher, 1886
Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-fauna des Malayischen Archipels. (3) Heteroceren der Aru Inseln, Kei-Inseln und von Südwest-Neu Guinea Jb. Nassau. Ver. Naturk. 39 : 104-196
Prout, 1917
On new and insufficiently known Indo-Australian Geometridae Novit. Zool. 24 : 293-317
Prout, 1917
New Geometridae in the Joicey Collection Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 20 (115) : 108-128, pl. 7
Prout, 1933
Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde; Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Indoaustralischen Faunengebieten; 12. Band: Die indoaustralischen Spanner in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12 : 1-292, pl. 1-34,36-41,50
Prout, 1931
Geometrid descriptions and notes Novit. Zool. 36 : 151-180
Prout, 1935
New Geometridae from East Java Novit. zool. 39 : 221-238
Walker, 1861
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 20: 1-276 (1860), 21: 277-498 (1860), 22: 499-755 (1861), 23: 757-1020 (1861), 24: 1021-1280 (1862), 25: 1281-1477 (1862), 26: 1479-1796 ([1863])
Warren, 1894
New genera and species of Geometridae Novit. zool. 1 (2): 366-466
Warren, 1896
New species of Drepanulidae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae and Geometridae from the Papuan region, collected by Mr. Albert S. Meek Novit. zool. 3 : 272-306
Warren, 1897
New genera and species of moths from the Old World regions, in the Tring Museum Novit. zool. 4 : 12-130, : 378-402


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