Bunaea caffra Hübner, 1819

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Bunaea
SPECIES caffra
AUTHORHübner, 1819
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBunaea Caffra. Caffraria Stoll.
TYPE LOCALITYNot stated.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been synonymized with Phalaena alcinoe Stoll, 1790, bet retrieved from synonymy by H. Takano & G. M. László (2022; 10-11).
PUBLICATION Hübner J. 1816-1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1-432.
PAGINATION 154 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2006. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1-2):137-180. 158 (as alcinoe)
Mozambique   Distant W. L. 1903. Insecta Transvaaliensia: a contribution to a knowledge of the Entomology of South Africa. Order Lepidoptera. Suborder Heterocera. - — :49-96, pls iii-viii. 58 (as alcinoe)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Darge Ph. 1980. Lépidoptères Attacidae et Sphingidae récoltés au Natal par Claude Herbulot. - Bulletin Sciences Nat 26:10-11. 10 (as alcinoe)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Stoll C. 1787-1790. Aanhangsel van het werk, de Uitlandsche Kapellen, voorkomende in drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa, en America. - — :1-42 [1787], 43-184 [1790], pls 1-42. (as caffraria)
South Africa   Westwood J. O. 1849. Monograph of the large African species of nocturnal Lepidoptera belonging or allied to the genus Saturnia. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 17:33-61, pls vii-x. 50 (as alcinoe)
South Africa Eastern Cape Taylor J. S. 1949. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part 1). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12(1):78-95, 2 pls. 90 (as alcinoe)
South Africa Mpumalanga Van den Berg M. A. 1974d. Pouoogmotte (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) van die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin. - Koedoe 17(1):159-172. 166 (as alcinoe)
South Sudan   Waring P. 1995. Some emperor moths (Saturniidae) from the Southern Sudan. - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 54:255-266. 259 (as alcinoe)
Tanzania Zanzibar   LepIndex
Tanzania   Strand E. 1912i. Über Lepidoptera aus Mkatta und Morogoro in Deutsch Ost-Afrika, nebst Beiträgen zur Kenntnis afrikanischer Taragama-Arten. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(1):67-92. 82 (as caffraria)
Uganda Ssese Islands Grünberg K. 1910a. Zur Kenntnis der Lepidopterenfauna der Sesse-Inseln im Victoria Nyanza. - Sitzungsberichten der Gesellschaft naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1910(3):146-181. 155 (as alcinoe)
Zambia   Darge Ph. 2014f. Etude d'une collection de Saturniidae d'Afrique sud-orientale déposée au Zoologische Staatssammlung de Münich (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae). - Saturnafrica 19:3-19, pls A-J. 5 (as alcinoe)
Zimbabwe     R. Butler

Host Plants

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