Bombycopsis birketsmithi Joannou & Krüger, 2009

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycopsis
SPECIES birketsmithi
AUTHORJoannou & Krüger, 2009
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBombycopsis (Bombycopsis) birketsmithi spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNigeria, near Ibadan, 14.iii.1958, leg. J. Birket-Smith.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide ZMUC 3♂, ZMUC.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Joannou J. G. & Krüger M. 2009. Revision of the genus Bombycopsis C. & R. Felder, 1874 (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampoidea: Lasiocampidae: Lasiocampinae: Lasiocampini). - Transvaal Museum Monograph 14:1–192.
PAGINATION 34, figs 54, 238, 398

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Nigeria   Joannou J. G. & Krüger M. 2009. Revision of the genus Bombycopsis C. & R. Felder, 1874 (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampoidea: Lasiocampidae: Lasiocampinae: Lasiocampini). - Transvaal Museum Monograph 14:1–192. 34

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