Heniocha dyops (Maassen, 1872)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Heniocha
SPECIES dyops
AUTHOR(Maassen, 1872)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSaturnia Dyops Mssn.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal.
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 [5]; pl. [16], fig. 21 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Westwood J. O. 1881a. Entomology. – In: Oates, F.: Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls. - — :331–364, pls E–H. 357
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 113
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 113
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 113
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Maassen J. P. & Weymer G. W. 1869–1885. Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde. - — 1–5:1–10, pls 1–50. [5]
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. 6
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 113
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 113

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia mellifera Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 50
Fabaceae Acacia erubescens Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 50
Fabaceae Acacia hereroensis Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 50
Fabaceae Acacia nigrescens South Africa Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i–ix, 1–91. 50