Afrasura rivulosa (Walker, 1854)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Afrasura
SPECIES rivulosa
AUTHOR(Walker, 1854)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSiccia rivulosa
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Victoria District, leg. W. D. Gooch.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide 5645♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1854b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 2:i–iv, 279–581.
PAGINATION 540

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
rivulosa (Walker, 1864) Subspecies
ethiopica Durante, 2009 Subspecies
fulvia (Hampson, 1900) Synonym of subspecies
obsolescens (Hampson, 1914) Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
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. 99 (as fulvia)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   New record (N. Voaden)
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. 48
Kenya   Toulgoët H. 1977a. Arctiidae et Nolidae. – In: Rougeot P. C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1973–1975. Fascicule 1. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)105:68–81, pl. 14. 70 (as obsolescens)
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. 48
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Walker F. 1854b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part II.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 2:i–iv, 279–581. 540
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41. 767 (as obsolescens)
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 163 (as fulvia)

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