Estigmene acrea (Drury, 1773)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Estigmene
SPECIES acrea
AUTHOR(Drury, 1773)
ORIGINAL COMBINATION
TYPE LOCALITY 
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S)  
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Drury, D. 1773. Illustrations of Natural History, wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of Exotic Insects, according to their different genera, very few of which have hitherto been figured by any author, being engraved and coloured from (etc.) - — 2:i–vii, 1–190, pls. 1–50.
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Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
mombasana (Rothschild, 1910) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Democratic Republic of Congo North Kivu Kiriakoff, S. G. 1963a. Exploration du Parc Albert. Deuxième série. Lepidoptera Heterocera (partim). - — 16(3):73–124. 107 (as mombasana)
Kenya   Rothschild, W. 1910a. Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring Museum, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:1–85, 113–171. 154 (as mombasana)

Notes:  Nearctic: Canada, U.S.A.; Neotropical: Colombia, Mexico. This species is probably adventive in Africa (see Goodger & Watson 1995: 9).

Host Plants

Unknown