Stracena bananae (Butler, 1897)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Stracena
SPECIES bananae
AUTHOR(Butler, 1897)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLymantria bananae, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Malawi], W. coast of Lake Nyasa, Mpata, 21.viii.1895.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Butler, A. G. 1897a. On two collections of Lepidoptera made by Mr. R. Crawshay in Nyasa-Land. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 55 (1896):817–850, pls. xli–xlii.
PAGINATION 848–849; pl. 42, fig. 9

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Democratic Republic of Congo   Hering, E. M. 1926–1927. Pterothysanidae, Lymantriidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:123–125, 127–204. 194
Kenya   Lehmann, I. & Kioko, E. 2005. Lepidoptera diversity, floristic composition and structure of three Kaya forests on the south coast of Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 94(1):121–163. 138
Malawi   Butler, A. G. 1897a. On two collections of Lepidoptera made by Mr. R. Crawshay in Nyasa-Land. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 55 (1896):817–850, pls. xli–xlii. 849
South Africa   Vári, L., Kroon, D. M. & Krüger, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
Tanzania   Dall'Asta, U. 1975. Mission entomologie du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale aux Monts Uluguru, Tanzannie. 8. Lepidoptera Heterocera Lymantriidae. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 89(3):734–736. 734

Host Plants

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