Ludia delegorguei (Boisduval, 1847)

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Ludia
SPECIES delegorguei
AUTHOR(Boisduval, 1847)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSaturnia Delegorguei Boisd., inéd.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Pays des Amazoulous, leg. A. Delegorgue.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, MNHN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Boisduval J. B. A. 1847. Catalogue des Lépidoptères recueillis par M. Delegorgue pendant les années 1838-1844 à Port Natal, au pays des Amazoulous et dans la contrée de Massilicatzi. - In: Delegorgue A. (ed.), Voyage dans l'Afrique australe 1838-1844. - — 2:585-602.
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Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga 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. 481
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Butler A. G. 1888b. On the Lepidoptera received from Dr. Emin Pasha. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1888:56-85. 84
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Dufrane A. 1953b. Saturniidae d'Afrique. - Bulletin mensuel de la Société linnéenne de Lyon 22(9):234-238; (10): 247-252. 252
Equatorial Guinea   Distant W. L. 1903. Insecta Transvaaliensia: a contribution to a knowledge of the Entomology of South Africa. Order Lepidoptera. Suborder Heterocera. - — :49-96, pls iii-viii. 54
Kenya   Le Cerf F. 1922c. Voyage de Mr. le Baron Maurice de Rothschild en Ethiopie et en Afrique orientale anglaise (1904-1905). Lépidoptères. Hétérocères. - — :387-482, pls 40-43. 458
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 120
Mozambique   Distant W. L. 1903. Insecta Transvaaliensia: a contribution to a knowledge of the Entomology of South Africa. Order Lepidoptera. Suborder Heterocera. - — :49-96, pls iii-viii. 54
Namibia   Grünberg K. 1910c. Lepidoptera. - In: Schultze L.: Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise in westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. - Denkschriften der medizinisch naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16(4):1-370, pls 1-12 [Chapter pagination: 91-146]. 99
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Boisduval J. B. A. 1847. Catalogue des Lépidoptères recueillis par M. Delegorgue pendant les années 1838-1844 à Port Natal, au pays des Amazoulous et dans la contrée de Massilicatzi. - In: Delegorgue A. (ed.), Voyage dans l'Afrique australe 1838-1844. - — 2:585-602. 601
South Africa Mpumalanga Van den Berg M. A. 1974d. Pouoogmotte (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) van die Nasionale Krugerwildtuin. - Koedoe 17(1):159-172. 171
Tanzania   Jordan K. 1922b. A monograph of the Saturnian subfamily Ludiinae. - Novitates Zoologicae 29:249-326. 281
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 120

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Phyllanthaceae Uapaca kirkiana South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 120
Lamiaceae Salvia runcinata South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 120
Asteraceae Senecio deltoideus 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. 92
Asteraceae Microglossa mespiloides South Africa Fawcett J. M. 1903. Notes on the transformations of some South-African Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 17(2):165-190, pls 6-8. 172
Asteraceae Vernonia sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 120
Asteraceae Tarchonanthus camphoratus Namibia Oberprieler R. G. 1995. The emperor moths of Namibia. - — :i-ix, 1-91. 36
Asteraceae Microglossa sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 99