Holocerina rhodesiensis (Janse, 1918)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Holocerina
SPECIES rhodesiensis
AUTHOR(Janse, 1918)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHolocera rhodesiensis, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Zimbabwe], Salisbury [Harare], 23.i.1917, leg. J. O.Neil.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -17°51'40" Longitude: 31°1'45"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratypes 1♂, 2♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Janse A. J. T. 1918a. Some apparently undescribed Heterocera and five species hitherto unrecorded from South Africa. - Annals of the Durban Museum 2(2):78-88.
PAGINATION 83-84

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   Jordan K. 1922b. A monograph of the Saturnian subfamily Ludiinae. - Novitates Zoologicae 29:249-326. 261
South Africa Mpumalanga   T. Jones
Zambia   Darge Ph. 2011a. Deux nouveaux saturnides du groupe de Micragone nenia (Westwood, 1849) originaire de l'Afrique de l'est (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Saturnafrica 8:10-16, pls. A-B. 13
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1918a. Some apparently undescribed Heterocera and five species hitherto unrecorded from South Africa. - Annals of the Durban Museum 2(2):78-88. 84

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Araliaceae Cussonia spicata South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 77