Siccia cretata Hampson, 1914

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Siccia
SPECIES cretata
AUTHORHampson, 1914
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSiccia cretata, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYGold Coast [Ghana], Bibianaha, xi.1911, leg. H. G. F. Spurrell.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide ARCT 318, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson, G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41.
PAGINATION 705; pl. 37, fig. 11

Species Distribution

COUNTRYPROVINCE/STATEPUBLICATION
Ghana   Hampson, G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41.
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.
Sierra Leone   Seitz, A. 1926b. Arctiidae. Subfamilien Nolinae and Lithosiinae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:61–122.
Uganda   Hampson, G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION
Undefined Undefined Lichens   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.

*   See Sevastopulo 1975.