Melanocera parva Rothschild, 1907

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Melanocera
SPECIES parva
AUTHORRothschild, 1907
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMelanocera parva, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYAngola, Catala near Bihé, 12.x.1904, leg. W. J. Ansorge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rothschild W. 1907c. New African Saturniidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 20:1–10.
PAGINATION 5–6 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Rothschild W. 1907c. New African Saturniidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 20:1–10. 6
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Dufrane A. 1953b. Saturniidae d'Afrique. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 22(9):234–238; (10): 247–252. 238
Tanzania, United Republic of   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 63
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 63

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Ochnaceae Ochna schweinfurtiana   Rougeot P. C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. Attacidés (= Saturniidés). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire 14(4):1–214. 87