Sena prompta (Walker, 1855)

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Sena
SPECIES prompta
AUTHOR(Walker, 1855)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLasiocampa prompta
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Caffraria.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1855d. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VI.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 6:i–iv, 1259–1507.
PAGINATION 1437–1438

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
prompta (Walker, 1855) Subspecies
plusioides Walker, 1862 Subspecies
rufotincta (Strand, 1909) Synonym of subspecies
interjecta (Aurivillius, 1909) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Strand E. 1909g. Über einige Schmetterlinge aus Kibwezi in British Ost-Afrika, nebst Bemerkungen über afrikanische Beralade-Arten. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 75(1):367–374. 374 (as rufotincta)
Kenya   Butler A. G. 1898. On a collection of Lepidoptera made in British East Africa by Mr. C. S. Betton. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 57:395–444, pls. 32–33. 436
Somalia   Berio E. 1938b. Spedizione zoologica del Marchese Saverio Patrizi nel Basso Giuba e nell'Oltregiuba Giugno-Agosto 1934. Lista dei lepidotteri eteroceri con note e diagnosi di eteroceri africani. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 58:189–203. 191
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Strand E. 1909g. Über einige Schmetterlinge aus Kibwezi in British Ost-Afrika, nebst Bemerkungen über afrikanische Beralade-Arten. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 75(1):367–374. 374
South Africa   Walker F. 1855d. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VI.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 6:i–iv, 1259–1507. 1437
South Africa Western Cape Maclean M. 2015. Observations on larval feeding of Sena prompta prompta (Walker, 1855) (Lasiocampidae), with evidence of possible aphytophagous behaviour and multiple host plant usage. - Metamorphosis 26:60–61. 60
South Africa Gauteng Lajonquière Y. 1977. Essai sur les genres Beralade Walker, Sena Walker, Chilena Walker, Ergolea Dumont. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 13(2):243–295. 268
Tanzania, United Republic of   Strand E. 1909g. Über einige Schmetterlinge aus Kibwezi in British Ost-Afrika, nebst Bemerkungen über afrikanische Beralade-Arten. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 75(1):367–374. 374
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 Acacia karroo South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 94