Dasychira rhabdota Collenette, 1933

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Dasychira
SPECIES rhabdota
AUTHORCollenette, 1933
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDasychira rhabdota, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, Njala, 10.v.1925, leg. E. Hargreaves.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Collenette C. L. 1933a. New Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera) in the British Museum collection. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 11(61):33–48, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 39–40; pl. 1, fig. 3

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Collenette C. L. 1960c. New and little-known Lymantriidae from the Belgian Congo (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 80:7–37, pls. A–C. 34
Ghana   Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 37
Nigeria   Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 37
Sierra Leone   Collenette C. L. 1933a. New Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera) in the British Museum collection. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 11(61):33–48, pl. 1. 40

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Cola gigantea Nigeria Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 37
Malvaceae Cola acuminata Ghana Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 37