Thyretes hippotes (Cramer, 1780)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Thyretes
SPECIES hippotes
AUTHOR(Cramer, 1780)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSphinx Hippotes
TYPE LOCALITY[Africa], Bengalen [ex errore].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Type in E. F. Alberti [probably lost, see Przybylowicz 2009: 103].
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Cramer P. 1779–1780. De uitlandsche Kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen Asia, Africa en America, by een verzameld en beschreeven door den heer Pieter Cramer (etc.). - — 3(17–24):1–176, pls. 193–288.
PAGINATION 166–167, 175 (index); pl. cclxxxvi, fig. A Bhl

Species pictures

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. 103

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Pentzia incana South Africa Taylor J. S. 1949b. Notes on Lepidoptera in the Eastern Cape Province (Part I). - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 12:78–95, 2 pls.. 79