Gonimbrasia tyrrhea (Cramer, 1775)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Gonimbrasia
SPECIES tyrrhea
AUTHOR(Cramer, 1775)
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Attacus] Tyrrhea
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Cape Province], Cape.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Cramer P. 1775–1776. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 1(1–8):i–xxx, 1–156, pls 1–96.
PAGINATION 71; pl. xlvi, fig. A Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
rubra (Bouvier, 1927) Synonym of species
rubrescens (Rebel, 1931) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo     LepIndex
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Bouvier E. L. 1931. Sur une collection de saturnides du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 20(4):343–348. 346 (as rubra)
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91–113, pls. 1–2. 101
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2005. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 158
Namibia   Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
South Africa Eastern Cape Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
South Africa Free State Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
South Africa Western Cape Cramer P. 1775–1776. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 1(1–8):i–xxx, 1–156, pls 1–96. pl. 46
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Wallengren H. D. J. 1856. Anteckningar I Zoologien. I. Kafferlandets Macrolepidoptera-fauna. - — :1–97. 13
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. 4 (as rubra)
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 86 (as rubra)
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 82

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia mollissima South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 82
Fabaceae Acacia karroo South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 82
Phyllanthaceae Uapaca kirkiana South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 86
Phyllanthaceae Uapaca nitida South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 86
Pinaceae Pinus radiata Kenya Gardner J. C. M. 1957. An annotated list of East African forest insects. - — :1–47. 39
Fabaceae Acacia karroo Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
Ebenaceae Euclea pseudebenus Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
Anacardiaceae Ozoroa concolor Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
Ebenaceae Diospyros lycioides South Africa Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle South Africa Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
Salicaceae Salix babylonica South Africa Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 64
Fabaceae Acacia mearnsii South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 605
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 639
Fabaceae Acacia mearnsii Kenya Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Pinaceae Pinus patula Kenya Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle Kenya Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404

Species Parasitoids

FAMILYSPECIESCOUNTRYPUBLICATION
Eupelmidae Mesocomys pulchriceps South Africa Van den Berg M. A. 1970. The biology and development of Mesocomys pulchriceps Cam. (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) a parasite of the eggs of Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) in South Africa. - Phytophylactica 2(2):137–144.