Leucopteryx mollis (Butler, 1889)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Leucopteryx
SPECIES mollis
AUTHOR(Butler, 1889)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCeranchia mollis, n. s.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], 50 miles inland from Mombasa, Tana River.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -4°2'31" Longitude: 39°39'43"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Butler A. G. 1889b. Descriptions of some new Lepidoptera-Heterocera in the collection of the Hon. Walter de Rothschild. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1889:389-392, pl. 12.
PAGINATION 391; pl. 12, fig. 5 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Butler A. G. 1889b. Descriptions of some new Lepidoptera-Heterocera in the collection of the Hon. Walter de Rothschild. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1889:389-392, pl. 12. 391
Somalia   Holland W. J. 1896b. List of the Lepidoptera collected in Somaliland, East Africa, by Mr. William Astor Chanler and Lieutenant von Hoehnel. - Proceedings of the United States National Museum 18(1895)(1063):259-264. 264

Host Plants

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