Afrospilarctia dissimilis (Distant, 1897)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Afrospilarctia
SPECIES dissimilis
AUTHOR(Distant, 1897)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSpilosoma dissimilis, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Pretoria, leg. W. L. Distant.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Afrospilarctia by Dubatolov (2006b: 143).
PUBLICATION Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211.
PAGINATION 198

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2005. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 162
South Africa Gauteng Distant W. L. 1897d. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 20:197–211. 197
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Dubatolov V. V. 2006b. New genera and species of Arctiinae from the Afrotropical fauna (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Nachrichten des entomologischen Vereins Apollo 27(3):139–152. 145

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Vernonia gerrardi South Africa Fawcett J. M. 1903. Notes on the Transformations of some South-African Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 17(2):165–190, pls. 6–8. 179