Batella katanga (Collenette, 1938)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Batella
SPECIES katanga
AUTHOR(Collenette, 1938)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDasychira katanga, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo], Zaïre, Haut Katanga, Tshinkolobwe, 14.ii.1931, leg. J. Romieux.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MHNG; Allotype ♀, MHNG; Paratypes 7♀, MHNG, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Batella by Dall'Asta (1981b: 740).
PUBLICATION Collenette C. L. 1938a. New species of Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera, Heterocera) from the Haut Katanga and other localities. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11) 1(2):209–223, pl. 9.
PAGINATION 214–215; pl. 9, fig. 3

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Dall'Asta U. 1981b. Nouveaux genres et nouvelles espèces de Lymantriidae africains (Lepidoptera). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 95(4):733–764. 740
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Collenette C. L. 1938a. New species of Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera, Heterocera) from the Haut Katanga and other localities. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11) 1(2):209–223, pl. 9. 215
Rwanda   Dall'Asta U. 1981b. Nouveaux genres et nouvelles espèces de Lymantriidae africains (Lepidoptera). - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 95(4):733–764. 740

Host Plants

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