Amata basithyris Hampson, 1914

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Amata
SPECIES basithyris
AUTHORHampson, 1914
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAmata basithyris, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, Daru, 31.vii.1912, leg. J. J. Simpson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 44; pl. 3, fig. 10

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ghana   Seitz A. 1926a. Syntomidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:41–59. 46
Sierra Leone   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. 44
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. 44

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