Thacona brunnescens (Gaede, 1928)

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FAMILY Notodontidae
SUBFAMILY Scranciinae
GENUS Thacona
SPECIES brunnescens
AUTHOR(Gaede, 1928)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONS.[crancia] brunnescens
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Johannesburg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Thacona by Schintmeister & Witt (2015: 20).
PUBLICATION Gaede M. 1928. Thaumetopoeidae, Notodontidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:395–400, 401–444.
PAGINATION 424; pl. 70, fig. c

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Mozambique   Schintlmeister A. & Witt Th. 2015. The Notodontidae of South Africa including Swaziland and Lesotho (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - — 2:1–288. 20
South Africa Gauteng Gaede M. 1928. Thaumetopoeidae, Notodontidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:395–400, 401–444. 424
South Africa Eastern Cape Schintlmeister A. & Witt Th. 2015. The Notodontidae of South Africa including Swaziland and Lesotho (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - — 2:1–288. 20
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Schintlmeister A. & Witt Th. 2015. The Notodontidae of South Africa including Swaziland and Lesotho (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - — 2:1–288. 20
Swaziland   Schintlmeister A. & Witt Th. 2015. The Notodontidae of South Africa including Swaziland and Lesotho (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - — 2:1–288. 20
Uganda     New record (NHMO)
Zimbabwe   Schintlmeister A. & Witt Th. 2015. The Notodontidae of South Africa including Swaziland and Lesotho (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - — 2:1–288. 20

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Anacardiaceae Searsia chirindensis South Africa Schintlmeister A. & Witt Th. 2015. The Notodontidae of South Africa including Swaziland and Lesotho (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - — 2:1–288. 20