Otroeda cafra (Drury, 1782)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Otroeda
SPECIES cafra
AUTHOR(Drury, 1782)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPh.[alaena] Bomb.[yx] Cafra
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Drury D. 1782. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 3:i–xxvi, 1–76, index, pls. 1–50.
PAGINATION 5–6, index; pl. 5, fig. 1 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910–1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243–1359, pls. 49–50. 1276
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
Malawi   Jordan K. 1924. On the West African Lymantriid genus Nyctemera (: Otroeda (Lep. Het.)). - Novitates Zoologicae 31(2):217–226. 226
Nigeria   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. 434
Sierra Leone   Drury D. 1782. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 3:i–xxvi, 1–76, index, pls. 1–50. 6

Host Plants

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