Palasea albimacula Wallengren, 1863

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Palasea
SPECIES albimacula
AUTHORWallengren, 1863
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONP.[alasea] albimacula n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], Caffraria orientali, leg. J. Wahlberg.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, SNHM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wallengren H. D. J. 1863. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. III. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 7(5):137–151.
PAGINATION 143

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
mosera (Druce, 1898) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Collenette C. L. 1936a. Dr. Karl Jordans expedition to South-West Africa and Angola: new Lymantriidae from Angola. - Novitates Zoologicae 40(1):147–152, pl. 12. 152
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 180
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
Mozambique   Druce H. 1898b. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7)1:207–215. 209 (as mosera)
Namibia   Grünberg K. 1910c. In: Schultze, L.: Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise in westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. - Denkschriften der medizinisch naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16(4):1–370, pls. 1–12 [Chapter pagination: 91–146]. 99
South Africa   Wallengren H. D. J. 1863. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. III. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 7(5):137–151. 143
South Africa North-West   New record (T. Baron)
South Africa Limpopo Janse A. J. T. 1915a. Contribution towards our knowledge of the South African Lymantriidae. - Annals of the Transvaal Museum 5(1):1–67. 46
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438. 405
South Africa Western Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 180
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 180
Zimbabwe   Swinhoe C. 1903a. A revision of the Old World Lymantriidae in the national collection. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1903(3):375–498. 494 (as mosera)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Burseraceae Commiphora mollis Zimbabwe Pinhey E. C. G. 1960. The larvae of some moths reared by Mr. D. K. B. Wheeler at Syringa Farm, Southern Rhodesia. Part I. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 24B:489–508. 500