Gonimbrasia jamesoni (Druce, 1890)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Gonimbrasia
SPECIES jamesoni
AUTHOR(Druce, 1890)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBunaea jamesoni, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo], leg. Jameson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Druce H. 1890. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Jameson J. S., Story of the rear column of the Emin Pasha relief expedition. - — :i–xxxii, 1–455 (chapter pagination: 446–452).
PAGINATION 448–449 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
jamesoni (Druce, 1890) Subspecies
aethiops (Rothschild, 1907) Subspecies
ardesiaca (Rougeot, 1955) Subspecies
rubricostalis Kirby, 1892 Synonym of subspecies
batesi (Bouvier, 1930) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Rothschild W. 1907c. New African Saturniidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 20:1–10. 2 (as aethiops
Central African Republic   Darge Ph. 1969. Lépidoptères Attacidae de la région de Franceville (Gabon). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 31(3):920–926. 924 (as aethiops
Congo   Darge Ph. 1969. Lépidoptères Attacidae de la région de Franceville (Gabon). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 31(3):920–926. 924 (as aethiops
Democratic Republic of Congo Bas Congo Druce H. 1890. Lepidoptera Heterocera. – In: Jameson J. S., Story of the rear column of the Emin Pasha relief expedition. - — :i–xxxii, 1–455 (chapter pagination: 446–452). 449
Gabon   Rougeot P.-C. 1955. Les Attacides (Saturnidae) de l'Equateur Africain français. - — 34:1–116, pls 1–12. 52
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. 139
Sierra Leone   Kirby W. F. 1892b. Descriptions of three new species of Saturniidae in the collection of the British Museum. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 10(56):173–176, pl. 11. 449 (as rubricostalis)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia auriculiformis Congo, DR   P. Latham