Gastroplakaeis forficulatus Möschler, 1887

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Gastroplakaeis
SPECIES forficulatus
AUTHORMöschler, 1887
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Gastroplakaeis] Forficulatus n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ghana], Goldküste, Accra, iv–vi, leg. Weigle.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Möschler H. B. 1887. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-Fauna der Goldküste. - Abhandlungen der Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft 15(1):49–100, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 79–80; pl. 1, fig. 17 Bhl

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
toroensis Bethune-Baker, 1927 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Gabon   Holland W. J. 1893a. Descriptions of new species and genera of West African Lepidoptera. - Psyche 6:373–376, 393–400, 411–418, 431–434, 451–454, 469–476 (…) 549–552, 565–568; pls. 10, 17, 18, 20, 21. 518
Ghana   Möschler H. B. 1887. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-Fauna der Goldküste. - Abhandlungen der Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft 15(1):49–100, pl. 1. 80
Kenya   Prozorov A. M. & Zolotuhin V. V. 2013. Notes on synonymy of African Lasiocampidae (Lepidoptera). - Zoologicheskyi Zhurnal 92(2):194–205. 198
Uganda   Bethune-Baker G. T. 1927. Descriptions of new Heterocera from Africa and the East. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (9) 20:321–334. 331 (as toroensis)

Host Plants

Unknown