Bombycomorpha pallida Distant, 1897

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycomorpha
SPECIES pallida
AUTHORDistant, 1897
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBombycomorpha pallida, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Pretoria, leg. W. L. Distant.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211.
PAGINATION 207–208

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mozambique   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 Gauteng Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211. 206
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 119

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle South Africa 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. 105

*   The record of Piper niger (Aurivillius (1930) refers to Schinus molle (see Joannou & Gurkovich 2009: 105).