Orgyia hopkinsi Collenette, 1937

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Orgyia
SPECIES hopkinsi
AUTHORCollenette, 1937
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOrgyia hopkinsi, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Entebbe, iv.1927, leg. H. Hargreaves.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 19♂, 8♀, BMNH, OUMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Collenette C. L. 1937b. New African Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 20(120):603–617, pl. 13.
PAGINATION 609; pl. 13, figs 5, 13

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Dall'Asta U. 2008. Lymantriidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :171–180. 179
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Kiriakoff S. G. 1963a. Exploration du Parc Albert. Deuxième série. Lepidoptera Heterocera (partim). - — 16(3):73–124. 118
Kenya   Collenette C. L. 1937b. New African Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 20(120):603–617, pl. 13. 609
Uganda   Collenette C. L. 1937b. New African Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 20(120):603–617, pl. 13. 609
Uganda Sesse Islands Collenette C. L. 1937b. New African Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 20(120):603–617, pl. 13. 609
Zambia   Collenette C. L. 1937b. New African Lymantriidae (Lepidoptera Heterocera). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10) 20(120):603–617, pl. 13. 609

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. Uganda Waller J. M., Bigger M. & Hillocks R. J. 2007. Coffee pests, diseases and their management. - — :i–viii, 1–434. 109
Rubiaceae Coffea arabica   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 403
Cupressaceae Cupressus lusitanica   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 403
Myrtaceae Eucalyptus pilularis   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 403
Pinaceae Pinus radiata   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 403