Philotherma rosa (Druce, 1887)

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Philotherma
SPECIES rosa
AUTHOR(Druce, 1887)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTrabala rosa, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Mozambique], East Africa, Delagoa Bay [Baia de Maputo], leg. Monteiro.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -26°3'30" Longitude: 26°3'30"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55.
PAGINATION 678

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
aniera Hering, 1928 Subspecies
rosa (Druce, 1887) Subspecies
montibia Strand, 1912 Synonym of subspecies
ochracescens Strand, 1912 Synonym of subspecies
squamata Strand, 1912 Synonym of subspecies
flavescens Wichgraf, 1914 Synonym of subspecies
natalica Aurivillius, 1927 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Eritrea   Berio E. 1940f. Contributo alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea IV. Eteroceri raccolti dal cap. Richini ad Adi-Abuna (Adua) nel giugno-luglio 1939. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 19:190–192. 191
Ethiopia   Rougeot P. C. 1984. Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976–1982. Fascicule II. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:1–93, pls 1–18. 54 (as squamata)
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Malawi   Joly C., Bernaud D., Pierre J. & Murphy R. 2008. Second entomological mission to Malawi. - Lambillionea 108(Supplément):3–47. 44
Mozambique   Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55. 678
Namibia     LepIndex
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Tanzania, United Republic of   Aurivillius C. 1910c. Lepidoptera – In: Sjöstedt, Y. (ed.) Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der schwedischen zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenen Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905–06. Part 9. - — 2(9):1–56, pls 1–2. 17
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Eriosema sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Anacardiaceae Sclerocarya sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Ulmaceae Trema sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121
Asteraceae Sonchus sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 121