Parotis arachnealis (Walker, 1859)

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Spilomelinae
GENUS Parotis
SPECIES arachnealis
AUTHOR(Walker, 1859)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMargaronia Arachnealis
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. J. Foxcroft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1859c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XVIII. - Pyralides. - — 18:i-iv, 509-798.
PAGINATION 527

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Strand E. 1913b. Lepidoptera aus dem belgischen Kongo. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A) (1912)(12):89-100. 98
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1859c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XVIII. - Pyralides. - — 18:i-iv, 509-798. 527

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Apocynaceae Picralima sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1977. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 36(314):45-50. 49