Tagoropsis flavinata (Walker, 1865)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Tagoropsis
SPECIES flavinata
AUTHOR(Walker, 1865)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDreata flavinata
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, leg. Gueinzius.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
PAGINATION 373–374 Bhl

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
flavinata (Walker, 1865) Subspecies
septentrionalis Bouyer, 2000 Subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
natalensis Felder, 1874 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Kiriakoff S. G. 1954e. Explorations du Parc National de l'Upemba. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo belge 26:1–69, pls 1–7. 14
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga 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. 4
Gambia   Druce H. 1887a. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Moloney, A. C., Sketch of the forestry of West Africa with particular reference to its present principal commercial products. - — :i–vi, 1–533 (chapter pagination: 492–507). 497 (as natalensis)
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 54
Malawi   Bouyer Th. 2000. Descriptions de nouvelles sous-espèces de Tagoropsis Felder, 1874 (Lepidoptera Saturniidae). - Entomologia Africana 5(1):23–32, pls. 4–5. 30 (as septentrionalis)
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 111
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706. 374
Tanzania, United Republic of   Darge Ph. 2008a. Contribution to the biodiversity of the Albertine Rift in Tanzania: some data on the Lepidoptera Saturniidae and Sphingidae. - Saturnafrica 1:4–15. 9
Tanzania, United Republic of Zanzibar Holland W. J. 1896a. List of the Lepidoptera collected in Eastern Africa by Dr. W. L. Abbott, with descriptions of some apparently new species. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 18(1895)(1062):229–258. 252
Uganda   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 54

Notes:  The record of Burundi (Bouyer 1989b: 118) is a misidientification of Tagoropsis rougeoti (see Bouyer 2000: 30).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Sapindaceae Schmidelia africana South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 52
Sapindaceae Schmidelia sp. South Africa Fawcett J. M. 1903. Notes on the Transformations of some South-African Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 17(2):165–190, pls. 6–8. 170