Balacra preussi (Aurivillius, 1904)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Balacra
SPECIES preussi
AUTHOR(Aurivillius, 1904)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarctia Preussi n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYCameroon, Kamerunberg, Buea, leg. P. Preuss.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♂, ZMHB, SNHM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Aurivillius C. 1904a. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1–68, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 31, fig. 16

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Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
brunnea (Grünberg, 1907) Synonym of species
laureola (Druce, 1910) Synonym of species
longimaculata Strand, 1912 Synonym of species
obliterata (Grünberg, 1907) Synonym of species
punctata Dufrane, 1945 Synonym of species
speculigera Grünberg, 1907 Synonym of species
umbra (Druce, 1910) Synonym of species
vitreigutta Hulstaert, 1923 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Przybyłowicz Ł. 2009. Thyretini of Africa. An illustrated catalogue of the Thyretini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Syntominae) of the Afrotropical Region. - — :1–170. 51
Cameroon   Aurivillius C. 1904a. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1–68, pl. 1. 31
Congo   Przybyłowicz Ł. 2009. Thyretini of Africa. An illustrated catalogue of the Thyretini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Syntominae) of the Afrotropical Region. - — :1–170. 51
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 62
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Debauche H. R. 1942. Lepidoptera, Heterocera. Exploration du Parc National Albert. Mission G. F. De Witte (1933–1935). - — 41:1–28, pls.1–4. 12
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Bas Congo Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 62
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 62
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Rebel H. 1914a. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauer nach Zentralafrika, Dezember 1909 bis Februar 1911. Lepidopteren. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 28(3–4):219–294, pls. 17–24. 288
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Hulstaert P. G. 1923b. Hétérocères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 11(4):406–411. 408 (as vitreigutta)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 62
Côte d'Ivoire   Kiriakoff S. G. 1957b. Notes sur les Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Bulletin et Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 93(5–6):121–160. 150
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1912b. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. Lepidoptera I. (Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Striphnopterygidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Syntomididae [sic], Hypsidae und Agaristidae). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(6):139–197, 1 pl.. 189
Gabon   Durante A. & Potenza L. 2015. Novitates from Gabon (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Syntomini, Thyretina). - Lambillionea 114 (2014)(3 (tome 2)):260–263. 261
Ghana   Ochse M. 2017. Arctiinae der Subtribus Thyretina in der westafrikanischen Regenwaldregion (Erebidae). - Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 38(1):1–22. 9
Guinea   Przybyłowicz Ł. 2009. Thyretini of Africa. An illustrated catalogue of the Thyretini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Syntominae) of the Afrotropical Region. - — :1–170. 51
Kenya   Kiriakoff S. G. 1957b. Notes sur les Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Bulletin et Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 93(5–6):121–160. 150
Nigeria   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. 76
Tanzania, United Republic of   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. 76
Uganda   Baron T., Akite, P., Barnett M., Collins S. C., Dobson J., Fric Z. F., Henning G., Kühne L., Mey W., Ochse M., Przybyłowicz Ł., Sáfián Sz., Schutte R., Sele H. & Ward P. 2017. The second Afrotropical Workshop in Uganda – A contribution to the Lepidoptera fauna of Kibale National Park and the Mpanga Forest Reserve. - Entomologische Zeitschrift 127(2):77–105. 99

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