Alenophalera punctata Kiriakoff, 1962

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FAMILY Notodontidae
SUBFAMILY Notodontinae
GENUS Alenophalera
SPECIES punctata
AUTHORKiriakoff, 1962
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpidonta punctata (Gaede)
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Province Orientale], Ituri, Upper Eastern Ituri Valley, 30 miles S of Irumu, 3000 ft, vii.1924.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Alenophalera by A. Schintlmeister (2013: 21). S. G. Kiriakoff (1962b: 24) made the infrasubspecific name punctata Gaede, 1928 nomenclatorally available.
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1962b. Les Notodontidae africains (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea). Phalera et genres voisins. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 66(1-2):1-44.
PAGINATION 24, fig. 41

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Kiriakoff S. G. 1962b. Les Notodontidae africains (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea). Phalera et genres voisins. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 66(1-2):1-44. 24

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Myristicaceae Pycnanthus angolensis 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. 180