Argema kuhnei Pinhey, 1969

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Argema
SPECIES kuhnei
AUTHORPinhey, 1969
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArgema kuhnei spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYZambia N., Mbala (olim Abercorn), 10.ix.1968, leg. K. W. Kuhne.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, NMB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Pinhey E. C. G. 1969. A new African lunar moth (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Arnoldia Rhodesia 4(22):1–3.
PAGINATION 1–3, figs. 1, 2; pl. 1

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
kuhnei Pinhey, 1969 Subspecies
katangensis Bouyer, 2008 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Bouyer Th. 2008b. Description de nouveaux Saturniidae africains (II) (Lepidoptera). - Entomologia Africana 13(2):53–59. 57
Tanzania, United Republic of   Darge Ph. 2008c. A provisional checklist of the Saturniidae (Emperor Moths) of Tanzania (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Saturnafrica 1:25–30. 25
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1969. A new African lunar moth (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Arnoldia Rhodesia 4(22):1–3. 3

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Dipterocarpaceae Monotes katangensis   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls. 1–43. 38