Bombycomorpha dukei Joannou & Gurkovich, 2009

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycomorpha
SPECIES dukei
AUTHORJoannou & Gurkovich, 2009
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBombycomorpha dukei spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Northern Cape Province, Studer's Pass, e.l. 20.ii.1983 Rhus undulata, leg. N. J. Duke.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratypes 50♂, 10♀, BMNH, TMSA, MWM, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21.
PAGINATION 109; pl. 2, figs 15–17; pl. 21, figs 13–16, 30

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Northern Cape Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21. 109
South Africa Western Cape   M. Ströhle; TMSA

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Rhus undulata South Africa Joannou J. G. & Gurkovich A. V. 2009. A review of the genus Bombycomorpha C. Felder & R. Felder, 1874 with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera, Lasiocampidae). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63:103–117, pl. 21. 109