Lobobunaea phaedusa (Drury, 1782)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Bunaeinae
GENUS Lobobunaea
SPECIES phaedusa
AUTHOR(Drury, 1782)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhal.[aena] Att.[acus] Phaedusa
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Drury D. 1782. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 3:i–xxvi, 1–76, index, pls. 1–50.
PAGINATION 32–33, index; pl. 24, 25 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
christyi (Sharpe, 1889) Subspecies
falcatissima Rougeot, 1962 Subspecies
phaedusa (Drury, 1782) Subspecies
rexnoctuae Stoneham, 1962 Subspecies
phaeax Jordan, 1910 Synonym of subspecies
molleti Darge, 1975 Synonym of subspecies
minutissima Darge, 1998 Synonym of subspecies
flammulata Navatte, 1879 Synonym of subspecies
desfontainei Darge, 1998 Synonym of subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
elegans Bouvier, 1928 Synonym of species
laestrygon (Mabille, 1878) Synonym of species
laurae Strand, 1912 Synonym of species
thomsonii (Kirby, 1877) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Rougeot P. C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire 14(4):1–214. 151
Burundi   Rougeot P. C. & Allard V. 1966. Note sur une collection de Lépidoptères Attacidae du Katanga. - Lambillionea 66(1–2):1–13. 11
Cameroon   Kirby W. F. 1877a. Notes on the African Saturniidae in the collection of the Royal Dublin Society. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1877(1):15–21. 19 (as thomsonii)
Central African Republic   Hetuin J. M. 1987. Compte-rendu d'une chasse nocturne en Centrafrique. - Lambillionea 87(9–10):99–103. 102
Chad   Darge Ph. 1975a. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Sphingidae de République Unie du Cameroun, du Rwanda et de l'Ethiopie avec description de deux espèces et six sous-espèces nouvelles. - Annales de la Faculté des Sciences de Yaoundé 1975(19):73–96. 78 (as christyi)
Congo   Mabille P. 1878. Saturnide nouvelle (Antheraea laestrygon). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 1877:clxxx–clxxxi. clxxx (as laestrygon)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Bouvier E. L. 1927d. Saturniens du Musée du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 15(2):129–171. 150
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Dufrane A. 1953b. Saturniidae d'Afrique. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 22(9):234–238; (10): 247–252. 251
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Bas Congo Aurivillius C. 1906. Verzeichnis von Lepidopteren, gesammelt beu Mukimbungu am unteren Kongo von Herrn E. Laman. Zweite und dritte Sendung. - Arkiv för Zoologi 3(1):1–16, pl. 1. 6
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 16
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Bouvier E. L. 1927d. Saturniens du Musée du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 15(2):129–171. 150
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1912b. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. Lepidoptera I. (Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Striphnopterygidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Syntomididae [sic], Hypsidae und Agaristidae). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(6):139–197, 1 pl.. 141 (as laurae)
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls. 1–2. 60
Ethiopia   Darge Ph. 1975a. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Sphingidae de République Unie du Cameroun, du Rwanda et de l'Ethiopie avec description de deux espèces et six sous-espèces nouvelles. - Annales de la Faculté des Sciences de Yaoundé 1975(19):73–96. 79 (as molleti)
Gabon   Rougeot P. C. 1949b. Description des stades post-embryonnaires de quelques Saturnioïdes gabonais. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 18(10):208–217. 211
Ghana   Jordan K. 1910a. Some new moths. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:255–256. 255 tas phaeax)
Guinea   Testout H. 1933. A propos de "Lobobunaea pheax". - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 2(2):28. 28 (as pheax [sic])
Kenya   Rougeot P. C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire 14(4):1–214. 153 (as christyi)
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 116 (as christyi)
Mali   Testout H. 1933. A propos de "Lobobunaea pheax". - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 2(2):28. 28 (as pheax [sic])
Niger     LepIndex
Nigeria   Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41:76–88, 298—307. 87
Senegal   Rougeot P. C. 1955. Les Attacides (Saturnidae) de l'Equateur Africain français. - — 34:1–116, pls. 1–12. 55 (as christyi)
Sierra Leone   Drury D. 1782. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 3:i–xxvi, 1–76, index, pls. 1–50. 33
Somalia   Darge Ph. 1973b. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Sphingidae récoltés dans le Nord Cameroun par M. le Docteur G. Nonveiller. - Annales de la Faculté des Sciences du Cameroun 1973(12):55–62. 57 (as christyi)
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
Sudan   Rougeot P. C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire 14(4):1–214. 151 (as christyi)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Darge Ph. 1973b. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Sphingidae récoltés dans le Nord Cameroun par M. le Docteur G. Nonveiller. - Annales de la Faculté des Sciences du Cameroun 1973(12):55–62. 78 (as christyi)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 98 (as falcatissima)
Togo     LepIndex
Uganda Sesse Islands Grünberg K. 1910a. Zur Kenntnis der Lepidopterenfauna der Sesse-Inseln im Victoria Nyanza. - Sitzungsberichten der Gesellschaft der naturforschende Freunde Berlin 1910(3):146–181. 155
Uganda   Bouvier E. L. 1927d. Saturniens du Musée du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 15(2):129–171. 150
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 98 (as falcatissima)
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 98 (as falcatissima)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Annonaceae Annona senegalensis Congo, DR Latham P. 2003. Les chenilles comestibles et leurs plantes nourricières dans la province du Bas-Congo. - — :1–60. 10
Rubiaceae Crossopteryx febrifuga Congo, DR Latham P. 2003. Les chenilles comestibles et leurs plantes nourricières dans la province du Bas-Congo. - — :1–60. 10
Zingiberaceae Afromomum sp. Gabon Rougeot P. C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire 14(4):1–214. 150
Fabaceae Acacia auriculiformis Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 12
Annonaceae Cananga odorata Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 98
Euphorbiaceae Croton mubango Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 160
Burseraceae Dacryodes edulis Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 172
Apocynaceae Funtumia africana Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 217
Euphorbiaceae Hymenocardia acida Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 246
Euphorbiaceae Macaranga monandra Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 284
Rhamnaceae Maesopsis eminii Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 288
Euphorbiaceae Ricinodendron heudelotii Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 397
Euphorbiaceae Sclerocroton cornutus Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 414
Lamiaceae Vitex madiensis Congo, DR Latham P. & Konda ku Mbuta A. 2014. Useful plants of Bas-Congo province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Vols. 1–2. - — :1–554. 492