Weirdonia idakum (Bethune-Baker, 1913)

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FAMILY Lasiocampidae
SUBFAMILY Lasiocampinae
GENUS Weirdonia
SPECIES idakum
AUTHOR(Bethune-Baker, 1913)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGastroplakaeis idakum, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Nigeria], Lagos District, 4 miles NW of Oni Camp, Idakun, bred 23.iii.1912, leg. W. A. Lambert.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 6°27'11" Longitude: 3°23'45"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, OUMNH; Paratype 1♀, genitalia slide Lasio 073♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Weirdonia by A. M. Prozorov & V. V. Zolotuhin (2012a: 439).
PUBLICATION Bethune-Baker G. T. 1913b. Descriptions of new African Heterocera in the Oxford Museum. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 12(67):62–67.
PAGINATION 66–67

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Democratic Republic of Congo Orientale Prozorov A. M. & Zolotuhin V. V. 2012a. A new genus of African Lasiocampidae (Lepidoptera). - Zoologicheskyi Zhurnal 91(4):435–445. 440
Gabon   Prozorov A. M. & Zolotuhin V. V. 2012a. A new genus of African Lasiocampidae (Lepidoptera). - Zoologicheskyi Zhurnal 91(4):435–445. 440
Nigeria   Bethune-Baker G. T. 1913b. Descriptions of new African Heterocera in the Oxford Museum. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 12(67):62–67. 66

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