Trichaeta pterophorina (Mabille, 1892)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Trichaeta
SPECIES pterophorina
AUTHOR(Mabille, 1892)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSynthomis ([sic] pterophorina
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, Verulam, leg. Spiller.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB (see Viette & Fletcher 1968: 408).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Mabille P. 1892c. Six Lépidoptères Hétérocères d'Afrique. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 61:cxxxviii–cxl.
PAGINATION cxxxix

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 161
Congo   Zerny H. 1912b. Syntomidae. – In: Wagner, H. (Ed.): Lepidopterorum Catalogus. - — 7:1–179. 11
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls. 36–41. 389
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 161
Somalia   Berio E. 1941c. Elenco di lepidotteri eteroceri raccolti da Querci-Romei in Somalia con diagnosi di nuove specie. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 20:118–124. 118
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Mabille P. 1892c. Six Lépidoptères Hétérocères d'Afrique. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 61:cxxxviii–cxl. cxxxix
South Africa Western Cape Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 161
Zambia   Strand E. 1909h. Schmetterlinge aus dem Sambesi-Gebiet, gesammelt und dem Berliner Museum geschenkt von Herrn Franz Seiner. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte (75)1(3):375–386. 379
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1898a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. Syntomidae. - — 1:i–xxi, 1–538, pls. 1–17. 54

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Saccharum sp.   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 161