Bombycopsis lepalea Joannou & Krüger, 2009

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Bombycopsis
SPECIES lepalea
AUTHORJoannou & Krüger, 2009
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBombycopsis (Bombycopsis) lepalea spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYDemocratic Republic of Congo, Orientale Province, Uele River, Paulis [Isiro], 17.xi.1955, leg. M. Fontaine.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide M. Krüger 85♂, RMCA; Paratypes 1♂, 3♀, genitalia slide M. Krüger 50♀, 51♀, 57♀, RMCA.
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 40-41, figs 64, 65, 244, 326, 327, map 404

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale 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. 41

Host Plants

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