Bombycopsis alfierii (Andres & Seitz, 1925)

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycopsis
SPECIES alfierii
AUTHOR(Andres & Seitz, 1925)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDendrolimus alfierii
TYPE LOCALITYEgypt, Wadi Digla, 14.xii.1923, leg. A. Andres.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Joannou & Krüger (2009: 79), genitalia slide 2048/08♂, SNMF; Paralectotype 1♀, genitalia slide 2049/08♀, SNMF.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Bombycopsis by Joannou & Krüger (2009: 79); the lectotype designation by Wiltshire & Legrain (1997: 332) is invalid as it is not based on syntypic material (see Joannou & Krüger 2009: 79).
PUBLICATION Andres A. & Seitz A. 1925. Die Lepidopteran-Fauna Ägyptens. Nachtrag zum 1. Teil. - Senckenbergiana biologica 7(1–2):54–61.
PAGINATION 56–57

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Egypt   Andres A. & Seitz A. 1925. Die Lepidopteran-Fauna Ägyptens. Nachtrag zum 1. Teil. - Senckenbergiana biologica 7(1–2):54–61. 56
Egypt Sinai Joannou J. G. & Krüger M. 2009. Revision of the genus Bombycopsis C. & R. Felder, 1874 (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampoidea: Lasiocampidae: Lasiocampinae: Lasiocampini). - Transvaal Museum Monograph 14:1–192. 79

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum coccineum Egypt Andres A. & Seitz A. 1925. Die Lepidopteran-Fauna Ägyptens. Nachtrag zum 1. Teil. - Senckenbergiana biologica 7(1–2):54–61. 57