Laelia melaxantha (Walker, 1865)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Laelia
SPECIES melaxantha
AUTHOR(Walker, 1865)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOrgyia melaxantha
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Cape Province], Cape, leg. Dregé.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
PAGINATION 324 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706. 324

Notes:  According to Hering (1926: 162) also in India.

Host Plants

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