Gonometa regia Aurivillius, 1905

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Gonometa
SPECIES regia
AUTHORAurivillius, 1905
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGonometa regia, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Hoima, leg. S. C. Tomkins.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
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 313; pl. 16, fig. 3

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Côte d'Ivoire     coll. P. Basquin
Kenya   Joannou J. G. & Kühne L. 2008. Lasiocampidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :125–134. 133
Malawi   Joannou J. G. & Kühne L. 2008. Lasiocampidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :125–134. 133
Uganda   Aurivillius C. 1905a. New African Lasiocampidae in the British Museum. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1905(3):313–326, pl. xvi. 313

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Combretaceae Combretum 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
Moraceae Ficus 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
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
Cupressaceae Callitris preissii 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