Bombycopsis tephrobaphes Joannou & Krüger, 2009

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycopsis
SPECIES tephrobaphes
AUTHORJoannou & Krüger, 2009
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBombycopsis (Bufoidia) tephrobaphes spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Western Cape, Farm Zeekoeivlei near Clanwilliam, 07.vi.2002, leg. Farm staff.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratypes 146♂, 29♀, genitalia slides 14593♂, 14625♀, 14570♀, 14626♂, 15638♂, 14624♂, 14636♀, 14637♂, 14638♀, 5883♂, 5885♂, 6196♂, 14910♂, 15242♀, 6202♀, 15585♂, 14623♂, 14594♂, TMSA, ZMHB, MWM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 123–125, figs. 7, 15, 215–222, 307–309, 386, map 471

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Lesotho   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. 124
Namibia   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. 124
South Africa Free State 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. 124
South Africa Eastern Cape 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. 124
South Africa Gauteng 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. 124
South Africa Northern Cape 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. 124
South Africa Western Cape 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. 123

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Pentzia incana South Africa 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. 125
Fabaceae Aspalathus linearis South Africa 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. 125