Gonometa nysa Druce, 1887

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Gonometa
SPECIES nysa
AUTHORDruce, 1887
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGonometa nysa, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Cameroon], W Africa, Mongo-ma Lubah, leg. L. W. Thompson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55.
PAGINATION 680–681

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55. 681
Congo     New record (P. Basquin)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910–1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243–1359, pls 49–50. 1292
Côte d'Ivoire   Basquin P. 2016b. Premières données sur les Lasiocampidae du Mont Tonkoui (République de Côte d'Ivoire). - Saturnafrica 24:33–46, pls 1–5. 35
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1912c. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Lepidoptera II. (Lasiocampidae). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(7):112–148. 142
Gabon     New record (P. Basquin)
Ghana     NHMO
Guinea   Joannou J. G. & Kühne L. 2008. Lasiocampidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :125–134. 133
Kenya   Joannou J. G. & Kühne L. 2008. Lasiocampidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :125–134. 133
Sierra Leone   Joannou J. G. & Kühne L. 2008. Lasiocampidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :125–134. 133
Uganda   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 402

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus sp. Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 402
Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 402
Pinaceae Pinus patula Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 402