Leucopteryx ansorgei (Rothschild, 1897)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Leucopteryx
SPECIES ansorgei
AUTHOR(Rothschild, 1897)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCeranchia ansorgei sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda Protectorate, Kiboko River, 05.xi.1896, leg. L. W. Ansorge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Rothschild W. 1897b. Some new species of Heterocera. - Novitates Zoologicae 4:307–313.
PAGINATION 309; pl. 7, fig. 5 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Bouyer Th. 2008e. Le genre Leucopteryx Packard, 1903 (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Lambillionea 108(4):434–438. 435
Kenya   Bouyer Th. 2008e. Le genre Leucopteryx Packard, 1903 (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Lambillionea 108(4):434–438. 435
Tanzania   Darge Ph. 2008c. A provisional checklist of the Saturniidae (Emperor Moths) of Tanzania (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Saturnafrica 1:25–30. 28
Uganda   Rothschild W. 1897b. Some new species of Heterocera. - Novitates Zoologicae 4:307–313. 309

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia drepanolobium Kenya Bouyer Th. 2008e. Le genre Leucopteryx Packard, 1903 (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Lambillionea 108(4):434–438. 435