Dasychira octophora Hampson, 1905

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Dasychira
SPECIES octophora
AUTHORHampson, 1905
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDasychira octophora, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Durban, leg. Millar; Cape Colony, Howie, leg. Barker; Heald Town, leg. F. Barrett; Grahamstown.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°51'31" Longitude: 31°1'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438.
PAGINATION 402–403 Bhl

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
argentea (Janse, 1915) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438. 403
South Africa Eastern Cape Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438. 403
South Africa Mpumalanga Janse A. J. T. 1915a. Contribution towards our knowledge of the South African Lymantriidae. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 5(1):1–67. 17 (as argentea)
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 175 (as argentea)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Lichens   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 179