Metarctia burra (Schaus, 1893)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES burra
AUTHOR(Schaus, 1893)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAnace burra, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, type no. 21126, AMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i–vi, 1–46, pls. 1–3.
PAGINATION 23; pl. 1, fig. 6

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
chryseis (Kiriakoff, 1973) Synonym of species
congoana Kiriakoff, 1953 Synonym of species
hector Kiriakoff, 1959 Synonym of species
sudanica (Kiriakoff, 1973) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo   Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438. 418
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the West 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. 45 (as congoana)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Kiriakoff S. G. 1959a. Notes sur les Notodontoidea (Lepidoptera) du Congo Belge. - Lambillionea 59(3–4):24–34. 30 (as hector)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga 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. 391
Ethiopia   Kiriakoff S. G. 1955f. Die Thyretidae (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44–45:250–266, pl. 4. 261
Guinea   Kiriakoff S. G. 1973a. Neue oder wenig bekannte Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63:49–66, pl. 5. 57 (as chryseis)
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438. 418
Nigeria   Kiriakoff S. G. 1973a. Neue oder wenig bekannte Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63:49–66, pl. 5. 57 (as chryseis)
Sierra Leone   Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i–vi, 1–46, pls. 1–3. 23
Somalia   Hampson G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2. 101
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
Sudan   Kiriakoff S. G. 1973c. Notodontoidea (Lepidoptera) aus der Staatssammlung München. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63:67–92, pl. 5. 91 (as sudanica)
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 104
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1905b. The moths of South Africa (part III). - Annals of the South African Museum 3(9):389–438. 418

Host Plants

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