Pselaphelia gemmifera (Butler, 1878)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Pselaphelia
SPECIES gemmifera
AUTHOR(Butler, 1878)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCopaxa gemmifera, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Angola], Ambriz, leg. J. J. Monteiro.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -7°51'0" Longitude: 13°7'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Butler A. G. 1878e. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera of the group Bombycites, in the collection of the British Museum. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1878(2):381-388.
PAGINATION 387-388

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Butler A. G. 1878e. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera of the group Bombycites, in the collection of the British Museum. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1878(2):381-388. 388
Cameroon   Aurivillius C. 1904c. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1-68, pl. 1. 14
Central African Republic     P. Basquin
Congo   Rougeot P.-C. 1955. Les Attacides (Saturnidae) de l'Equateur Africain français. - — 34:1-116, pls 1-12. 38
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the South Kivu Dufrane A. 1953b. Saturniidae d'Afrique. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 22(9):234-238; (10): 247-252. 236 (as marginata)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243-1359, pls 49-50. 1274
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43(6):109-369, pls 6-14. 317
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1912k. 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, pl. 2. 142
Gabon   Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43(6):109-369, pls 6-14. 317
Ghana   Rougeot P.-C. 1955. Les Attacides (Saturnidae) de l'Equateur Africain français. - — 34:1-116, pls 1-12. 38
Guinea   Rougeot P.-C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. Attacidés (= Saturniidés). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 14(4):1-214. 67
Kenya   Rougeot P.-C. 1974c. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Brahmaeidae du Kenya (mission Michel Boulard). - Lambillionea 72-73(9-10):78-80. 80
Malawi   Butler A. G. 1878e. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera of the group Bombycites, in the collection of the British Museum. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1878(2):381-388. 388
Sierra Leone     LepIndex

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Zingiberaceae Afromomum sp.   Rougeot P.-C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. Attacidés (= Saturniidés). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 14(4):1-214. 67