Gastroplakaeis rufescens Aurivillius, 1905

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Gastroplakaeis
SPECIES rufescens
AUTHORAurivillius, 1905
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGastroplakaeis rufescens, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Nigeria], W Africa, Asaba.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 6°11'52" Longitude: 6°43'42"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Aurivillius C. 1905a. New African Lasiocampidae in the British Museum. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1905(3):313–326, pl. xvi.
PAGINATION 314; pl. 16, fig. 10

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burkina Faso     New record (P. Basquin)
Central African Republic     New record (P. Basquin)
Côte d'Ivoire     New record (P. Basquin)
Ghana   Ochse M., Safian Sz., Mey W., Zolotuhin V. V. & Prozorov A. M. 2014. Lepidoptera research in the Afrotropics: results of the 2011 workshop and field trip in Ghana, West-Africa. - Entomologische Zeitschrift 124(1):41–53. 48
Nigeria   Aurivillius C. 1905a. New African Lasiocampidae in the British Museum. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1905(3):313–326, pl. xvi. 314

Host Plants

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