Thaumetopoea apologetica Strand, 1909

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FAMILY Notodontidae
SUBFAMILY Thaumetopoeinae
GENUS Thaumetopoea
SPECIES apologetica
AUTHORStrand, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONThaumetocampa apologetica Strand n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], D. O. Afrika, Mkalama, 17.ii.1905, leg. von der Marwitz.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Strand E. 1909m. Zum Vorkommen der Gattung Thaumetopoea Hb. in Afrika: Thaumetopoea apologetica Strand, n. sp. - Internationale Entomologische Zeitschrift, Guben 3:196–197.
PAGINATION 196–197 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
apologetica Strand, 1909 Subspecies
abyssinica Strand, 1911 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Kiriakoff S. G. 1970b. Lepidoptera Familia Thaumetopoeidae. - — 219e:1–54, pls. 1–3. 12
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls 1–2. 61
Ethiopia   Strand E. 1911f. Zwei neue afrikanische Heterocera der Gattungen Phasicnecus und Thaumetopoea. - Internationale Entomologische Zeitschrift, Guben 5(3):17–18. 18 (as abyssinica)
Kenya   Aurivillius C. 1921b. Sammlungen der schwedischen Elgon-Expedition im Jahre 1920. 1. Lepidopteren. - Arkiv för Zoologi 14(5):1–27. 19 (as abyssinica)
Namibia   Dall'Asta U. 2004. Lymantriidae and Notodontidae: Thaumetopoeinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). – In: Mey, Z. (Ed.) The Lepidoptera of the Brandberg Massif in Namibia. - Esperiana Memoir 1:305–309. 308
South Africa Mpumalanga   New record (T. Baron)
Tanzania, United Republic of   Strand E. 1909d. Lepidoptera aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, gesammelt von Herrn Oberleutnant Wintgens. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 22(2–3):104–121. 196
Yemen   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 147
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 154

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