Afrotheora jordani (Viette, 1956)

Permalink

FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Afrotheora
SPECIES jordani
AUTHOR(Viette, 1956)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEudalaca jordani sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYAngola, Huambo Province, Mt Moco, Luimbale, 1800–1900 m, 24.iii.1934, leg. K. Jordan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 3♂, genitalia slides Viette 2570♂, 2412♂, BMNH [the ♀ mentioned in the original description as allotype is also a male, see Nielsen & Scoble 1986: 49].
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Afrotheora by Nielsen & Scoble (1986: 43).
PUBLICATION Viette P. 1956g. Contribution à l'étude des Hepialidae (31ème note). Sur quelques spécimens du Tring Museum. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:373–379.
PAGINATION 373–374, fig. 1

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Viette P. 1956g. Contribution à l'étude des Hepialidae (31ème note). Sur quelques spécimens du Tring Museum. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:373–379. 374

Host Plants

Unknown