Alpenus auriculatus Watson, 1989

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Alpenus
SPECIES auriculatus
AUTHORWatson, 1989
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAlpenus auriculatus sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Namibia], S. W. Africa, Otjikoko Süd Farm, 30 miles E. N. E. of Omaruru, 10–13.i.1972, leg. Southern African Expedition.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291.
PAGINATION 273–274, figs. 17, 102–104

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 273
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.  

Host Plants

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