Athletes semialba (Sonthonnax, 1904)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Athletes
SPECIES semialba
AUTHOR(Sonthonnax, 1904)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONGynanisa semialba, nov. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], M'Pala.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Sonthonnax L. 1904. Essai de classification des Lépidoptères producteurs de soie. Saturniens (suite). - — 4:1–86, pls 1–28.
PAGINATION 66–67; pl. 23 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Thiry J. 1980. Observations sur les chenilles de quelques Saturnidae [sic] du Shaba (Zaïre). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 94(2):327–332. 330
Kenya   Sonthonnax L. 1904. Essai de classification des Lépidoptères producteurs de soie. Saturniens (suite). - — 4:1–86, pls 1–28. 66
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 78
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 114
Namibia   Kopij G. 2014. Lepidoptera fauna of Namibia. I. Seasonal distribution of moths of the Koakoland (Mopane) Savanna in Ogongo, northern Namibia. - Fragmenta Faunistica 57(2):117–129. 122
Tanzania, United Republic of   Rebel H. 1904a. Zwei neue Saturniiden aus Deutsch-Ostafrika. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 19:64–69, pls 2–3. 64 (as steindachneri)
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 78
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 78

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia polyacantha var. campylacantha Congo, DR Thiry J. 1980. Observations sur les chenilles de quelques Saturnidae [sic] du Shaba (Zaïre). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 94(2):327–332. 330
Caesalpiniaceae Brachystegia spiciformis   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 78
Caesalpiniaceae Brachystegia globifera   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 78
Fabaceae Cassia sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 78
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea Tanzania Gardner J. C. M. 1957. An annotated list of East African forest insects. - — :1–47. 37
Fabaceae Acacia melanoxylon Tanzania Gardner J. C. M. 1957. An annotated list of East African forest insects. - — :1–47. 37