Afrasura indecisa (Walker, 1869)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Afrasura
SPECIES indecisa
AUTHOR(Walker, 1869)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONBarsine indecisa
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo], Congo.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Arctiidae 1♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7.
PAGINATION 336 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
orientalis Durante, 2009 Subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
discocellularis (Strand, 1912) Synonym of species
guentheri (Strand, 1912) Synonym of species
rufostria (Plötz, 1880) Synonym of species
xantha (Bethune-Baker, 1911) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Bethune-Baker G. T. 1911a. Descriptions of new African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 7:530–576. 537 (as xantha)
Cameroon   Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41:76–88, 298—307. 81 (as rufostria)
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. 98
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325–378, pls 5–7. 336
Côte d'Ivoire   Durante A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 41 (as discocellularis)
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1912f. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach süd-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Lepidoptera III. (Arctiidae etc.). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(9):92–111. 101 (as guentheri)
Ethiopia   Durante A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 32
Gabon   Durante A. 2012a. The genus Afrasura Durante, 2009 in Gabon, with description of five new species and a new subspecies group (Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini). - Zootaxa 3478:383–398. 384
Ghana   Durante A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 32
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. 162
Nigeria   Durante A. 2009b. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Asura Walker, 1854 (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae), with the description of a new genus. - Zootaxa 2280:27–52. 32
Uganda   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. 162
Zimbabwe   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. 162

Host Plants

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*   See Zahm & Häuser (2003: 331).