Chrysiridia croesus (Gerstaecker, 1871)

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FAMILY Uraniidae
SUBFAMILY Uraniinae
GENUS Chrysiridia
SPECIES croesus
AUTHOR(Gerstaecker, 1871)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONThaliura croesus
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Zanzibar.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♂, ♀.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Gerstaecker A. 1871. Beitrag zur Insektenfauna von Zanzibar. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 37(1):345–363.
PAGINATION 361 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 79
Tanzania, United Republic of   Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18(107):375–396, pl. 19. 376
Tanzania, United Republic of Zanzibar Gerstaecker A. 1871. Beitrag zur Insektenfauna von Zanzibar. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 37(1):345–363. 361

Notes:  Perhaps also in Malawi and Mozambique (see Pinhey 1975: 79).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 79
Combretaceae Terminalia catappa   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 79