Orgyia basalis (Walker, 1855)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Orgyia
SPECIES basalis
AUTHOR(Walker, 1855)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArgila basalis
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. D. F. Morgan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1855b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 4:i–iv, 777–976.
PAGINATION 811

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1855b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 4:i–iv, 777–976. 811
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1962a. New or little known Lepidoptera from central Africa. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 3(26B):871–891, pls 1–2. 878

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Pinaceae Pinus sp. Zimbabwe Pinhey E. C. G. 1962a. New or little known Lepidoptera from central Africa. - Occasional Papers of the Natural History Museum in Southern Rhodesia 3(26B):871–891, pls 1–2. 878