Bracharoa dregei (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Bracharoa
SPECIES dregei
AUTHOR(Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOrgyia Dregei Bd.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], "Cap".
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntype 1♂, SMNS (see Häuser et al. 2003: 71).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–120.
PAGINATION [1854]: wrapper; pl. [24], fig. 114; [1858]: 70, 79

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2005. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 161
South Africa Western Cape Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–120. fig. 144

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Dimorphotheca ecklonis South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 84
Asteraceae Osteospermum sp. South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 178
Fabaceae Aspalathus linearis South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 309
Pinaceae Pinus radiata South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 309
Geraniaceae Pelargonium sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 309
Geraniaceae Geranium sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 309
Ericaceae Vaccinium sp. South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 440