Rohaniella pygmaea (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Rohaniella
SPECIES pygmaea
AUTHOR(Maassen & Weymer, 1885)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBunaea Pygmaea Mssn. ♂
TYPE LOCALITYAngola N.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Maassen J. P. & Weymer G. W. 1869–1885. Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde. - — 1–5:1–10, pls 1–50.
PAGINATION [8]; pl. [46], fig. 100 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
guineensis Bouvier, 1927 Synonym of subspecies
pygmaea (Maassen & Weymer, 1885) Subspecies
jebbae (Sharpe, 1899) Subspecies
pygela (Druce, 1886) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Maassen J. P. & Weymer G. W. 1869–1885. Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde. - — 1–5:1–10, pls 1–50. [8]
Burkina Faso   Basquin P. 1989. Deux nouveaux lépidoptères du Burkina Faso (Lepidoptera Sphingidae et Saturnidae). - Bulletin de la Société Sciences Nat 62:13–14. 13
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. 164
Ghana   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. 88
Guinea   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. 88
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 66
Namibia   Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 74
Nigeria   Sharpe E. M. 1899. Descriptions of two new moths collected by Dr. Christy on the Upper Niger. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 3(17):371–373. 373 (as jebbae)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Distant W. L. 1897a. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. Fam. Saturniidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 19(112):390–394. 390
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. 5
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls 36–41. 480
Zimbabwe   Druce H. 1886. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1886:409–411, pls 37–38. 410 (as pygela)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Burkea africana South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 66