Afrasura obliterata (Walker, 1864)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Afrasura
SPECIES obliterata
AUTHOR(Walker, 1864)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNudaria obliterata
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. J. Foxcroft.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, abdomen missing, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker, F. 1865a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXI.– Supplement. - — 31 (1864):i–iv, 1–321.
PAGINATION 273 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Strand, E. 1922a. Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae. – In Strand, E. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus Pars 26. - — 26:501–899. 792
Cameroon   Aurivillius, C. 1904a. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1–68. 35
Chad   Durante, A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 46
Congo   Hampson, G. F. 1900a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum II. Arctiadae: Nolinae, Lithosianae. - — 2:i–xx, 1–589. 448
Democratic Republic of Congo   Strand, E. 1922a. Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae. – In Strand, E. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus Pars 26. - — 26:501–899. 792
Democratic Republic of Congo North Kivu Debauche, H. R. 1942. Lepidoptera, Heterocera. Exploration du Parc National Albert. Mission G. F. De Witte (1933–1935). - — 41:1–28, pls.1–4. 15
Gabon   Durante, A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 46
Ghana   Durante, A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 46
Kenya   Kühne, L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 163
Nigeria   Hampson, G. F. 1900a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum II. Arctiadae: Nolinae, Lithosianae. - — 2:i–xx, 1–589. 448
Sierra Leone   Walker, F. 1864a. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXIX.– Tineites. - — 29:i–iv, 563–835. 273
South Africa   Durante, A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 46
Togo   Strand, E. 1912d. Zur Kenntnis äthiopischer Lithosiinae. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78(A)(7):171–195. 193
Uganda   Kühne, L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 163

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