Rohaniella pygmaea (Maassen & Weymer, 1885)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Rohaniella
SPECIES pygmaea
AUTHOR(Maassen & Weymer, 1885)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBunaea Pygmaea Mssn. ♂
TYPE LOCALITYAngola N.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MfN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Maassen J. P. & Weymer G. W. 1869-1885. Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde. - — 1-5:1-10, pls 1-50.
PAGINATION [8]; pl. [46], fig. 100 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
pygmaea (Maassen & Weymer, 1885) Subspecies
jebbae (Sharpe, 1899) Subspecies
pygela (Druce, 1886) Synonym of subspecies
guineensis Bouvier, 1928 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Maassen J. P. & Weymer G. W. 1869-1885. Beiträge zur Schmetterlingskunde. - — 1-5:1-10, pls 1-50. [8]
Burkina Faso   Basquin P. 1989. Deux nouveaux lépidoptères du Burkina Faso (Lepidoptera Sphingidae et Saturnidae). - Bulletin de la Société Sciences Nat 62:13-14. 13
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Bouvier E. L. 1927d. Saturniens du Musée du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 15(2):129-171. 164
Ghana   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. 88
Guinea   Bouvier E. L. 1928a. Observations sur la structure et le classement des saturniens de l'Afrique. - Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France (2) 59(4):1-42. 20 (as guineensis)
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 66
Namibia   Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i-ix, 1-91. 74
Nigeria   Sharpe E. M. 1899. Descriptions of two new moths collected by Dr. Christy on the Upper Niger. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 3(17):371-373. 373 (as jebbae)
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Distant W. L. 1897a. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. Fam. Saturniidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 19(112):390-394. 390
Tanzania   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. 5
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388-510, pls 36-41. 480
Zimbabwe   Druce H. 1886. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1886:409-411, pls 37-38. 410 (as pygela)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Burkea africana South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 66