Bombycomorpha bifascia (Walker, 1855)

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycomorpha
SPECIES bifascia
AUTHOR(Walker, 1855)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArtace ? bifascia
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1855d. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VI.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 6:i–iv, 1259–1507.
PAGINATION 1493 Bhl

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
bifascia (Walker, 1855) Subspecies
borealis Joannou & Gurkovich, 2009 Subspecies
nupta Felder, 1874 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21. 107 (as borealis)
Lesotho   Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21. 106
Namibia   Grünberg K. 1910c. In: Schultze L.: Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise in westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. - Denkschriften der medizinisch naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16(4):1–370, pls 1–12 [Chapter pagination: 91–146]. 94
South Africa   Walker F. 1855d. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VI.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 6:i–iv, 1259–1507. 1493
South Africa Northern Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 119
South Africa Eastern Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 119
South Africa Western Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 119
Swaziland   Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21. 106
Tanzania, United Republic of   Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21. 107 (as borealis)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Rhus undulata South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 93
Anacardiaceae Rhus crenata South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 93
Anacardiaceae Rhus pyroides South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 93
Anacardiaceae Rhus glauca South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 93
Anacardiaceae Rhus villosa South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. Food plants of South African butterflies and moths. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65–138.
Anacardiaceae Rhus rehmanniana South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 93
Anacardiaceae Rhus obovata South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 93