Basiothia schenki (Möschler, 1872)

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FAMILY Sphingidae
SUBFAMILY Macroglossinae
GENUS Basiothia
SPECIES schenki
AUTHOR(Möschler, 1872)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONChaerocampa Schenki
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Kaffernland, Port Natal [Durban].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°51'31" Longitude: 31°1'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Basiothia by I. Kitching & J.-M. Cadiou (2000: 39, 85).
PUBLICATION Möschler H. B. 1872. Neue exotische Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 33:336–362.
PAGINATION 339–340

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Möschler H. B. 1872. Neue exotische Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 33:336–362. 340
South Africa Gauteng Buckle A. S. 1908. Notes on a collection of Lepidoptera from Aden and from the Transvaal. - The Entomologist 41(536):7–10. 9
South Africa Eastern Cape Möschler H. B. 1884. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-fauna des Kaffernlandes. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 33 (1883):267–310, pl. 16. 287
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 142

Notes:  The record of DR Congo (Hampson 1909c: 118) is erroneous.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Vernonia sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 142