Basiothia aureata (Karsch, 1891)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Basiothia
SPECIES aureata
AUTHOR(Karsch, 1891)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOcyton aureata spec. nov ♂, ♀
TYPE LOCALITYCameroon, Barombi Station, leg. P. Preuss.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 1♂, 1♀, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Basiothia by R. H. Carcasson (1968: 117).
PUBLICATION Karsch F. 1891b. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Dr. Paul Preuss auf der Barombi-Station in Kamerun gesammelten Sphingiden. - Entomologische Nachrichten 17(19):291–298, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 293–294 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
brevipenne (Rothschild, 1895) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 231
Cameroon   Karsch F. 1891b. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Dr. Paul Preuss auf der Barombi-Station in Kamerun gesammelten Sphingiden. - Entomologische Nachrichten 17(19):291–298, pl. 1. 293
Democratic Republic of Congo Orientale Rebel H. 1914a. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauer nach Zentralafrika, Dezember 1909 bis Februar 1911. Lepidopteren. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 28(3–4):219–294, pls 17–24. 276
Democratic Republic of Congo North Kivu Dufrane A. 1940. Lépidoptères du Kivu (2e note). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 80:129–134. 134
Kenya   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 231
Liberia   Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 118
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
Tanzania   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 231
Tanzania Zanzibar Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 118
Uganda   Rothschild W. 1919. List of types of Lepidoptera in the Tring museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(1):193–251. 231
Zambia   Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 118
Zimbabwe   Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 118

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Balsaminaceae Impatiens sp.   Carcasson R. H. 1968. Revised catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of the East African species. - Journal of the East Africa Natural History and National Museum 26(3):1–148, pls 1–17. 117