Eilema melasonea Hampson, 1903

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Eilema
SPECIES melasonea
AUTHORHampson, 1903
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONIlema melasonea, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Lagari, leg. C. S. Betton.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been transferred to Campter by Krüger (2015b: 41).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1903b. Descriptions of new Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 11(64):337–351.
PAGINATION 343 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Toulgoët H. 1977a. Arctiidae et Nolidae. – In: Rougeot P. C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1973–1975. Fascicule 1. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)105:68–81, pl. 14. 69
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1903b. Descriptions of new Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 11(64):337–351. 343

Host Plants

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