Tumicla atricraspeda (Hampson, 1914)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Tumicla
SPECIES atricraspeda
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1914)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAsura atricraspeda, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ghana], Gold Coast, Bibianaha, 700 ft, xii.1911, leg. H. G. F. Spurrell.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Durante (2008: 58), genitalia slide ARCT 5646♂, BMNH; Paralectotypes 3♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Tumicla because of synonymy of Asuroides Durante, 2008 with Tumicla Wallengren, 1863; see Volynkin (2017: 385) and Volynkin & László (2018: 293, 295).
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 766; pl. 40, fig. 7

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Durante A. 2008. Asuroides, a new genus of lithosiine moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Zootaxa 1713:53–68. 58
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur   BMNH
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43:109–369, pls. 6–14. 266
Ghana   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. 766
Kenya   Lehmann I. & Kioko E. 2005. Lepidoptera diversity, floristic composition and structure of three Kaya forests on the south coast of Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 94(1):121–163. 159
Nigeria   Durante A. 2008. Asuroides, a new genus of lithosiine moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). - Zootaxa 1713:53–68. 58
Sierra Leone   Kühne L. 2007c. Beschreibung neuer Flechtenbärarten aus Afrika nebst taxonomische Anmerkungen (Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). - Esperiana Memoir 3:353–394, pl. 44–45. 361

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