Bombycopsis ledereri (Koçak, 1981)

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycopsis
SPECIES ledereri
AUTHOR(Koçak, 1981)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDendrolimus ledereri
TYPE LOCALITY[Israel], Caiffa [Haifa], 15.x.1857, leg. A. Kindermann.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTReplacement name for Bombyx bufo Lederer, 1861. The lectotype designation by Wiltshire & Legrain (1997: 332) is invalid, as the holotype of Bombyx bufo Lederer, 1861 is present in ZMHB.
PUBLICATION Koçak A. Ö. 1981. Further notes on the homonymy of the specific names of Lepidoptera. - Priamus 1(1):11–17.
PAGINATION 12

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
obscura (Staudinger, 1901) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 42
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 376

Notes:  Palaearctic: Egypt (Sinai), Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria. The occurrence in Egypt needs confirmation (see Wiltshire & Legrain 1997: 332–333).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle Israel de Freina J. J. 2002b. Zur Phänologie und Biologie von Bufoidia ledereri (Koçak, 1981) und ihrer Präimaginalstadien mit Nachweis von Saisondimorphismus (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). - Esperiana 9:153–156. 153
Fabaceae Medicago sativa Jordan Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323. 268 (as bufo)
Fabaceae Acacia raddiana Israel de Freina J. J. 2002b. Zur Phänologie und Biologie von Bufoidia ledereri (Koçak, 1981) und ihrer Präimaginalstadien mit Nachweis von Saisondimorphismus (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). - Esperiana 9:153–156. 153
Amaranthaceae Atriplex halimus Israel de Freina J. J. 2002b. Zur Phänologie und Biologie von Bufoidia ledereri (Koçak, 1981) und ihrer Präimaginalstadien mit Nachweis von Saisondimorphismus (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). - Esperiana 9:153–156. 153
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia sp.   de Freina J. J. 2002b. Zur Phänologie und Biologie von Bufoidia ledereri (Koçak, 1981) und ihrer Präimaginalstadien mit Nachweis von Saisondimorphismus (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). - Esperiana 9:153–156. 153
Zygophyllaceae Zygophyllum coccineum Egypt Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323. 268 (as bufo)
Rosaceae Prunus sp.   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 43