Paralpenus wintgensi (Strand, 1909)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Paralpenus
SPECIES wintgensi
AUTHOR(Strand, 1909)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAcantharctia wintgensi Strand n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Rwanda], Germ. E. Africa, leg. Wintgens.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♀, designated by Watson (1989: 279), ZMHB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Paralpenus by Watson (1989: 277).
PUBLICATION Strand E. 1909d. Lepidoptera aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, gesammelt von Herrn Oberleutnant Wintgens. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 22:104–121.
PAGINATION 113–114

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
zimbabweiensis Dubatolov, 2011 Subspecies

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
eborina (Debauche, 1942) Synonym of species
nigrilinea (Joicey & Talbot, 1921) Synonym of species
paucipuncta (Joicey & Talbot, 1921) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Kiriakoff S. G. 1955c. Contribution à l'étude de la faune entomologique du Ruanda-Urundi (Mission P. Basilewsky 1953). XXVI. Lepidoptera Thyretidae, Arctiidae et Zygaenidae. - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 36:263–266. 264
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Debauche H. R. 1942. Lepidoptera, Heterocera. Exploration du Parc National Albert. Mission G. F. De Witte (1933–1935). - — 41:1–28, pls.1–4. 23 (as eborina)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 279
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls. 1–2. 49
Rwanda   Strand E. 1909d. Lepidoptera aus Deutsch-Ostafrika, gesammelt von Herrn Oberleutnant Wintgens. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Iris 22:104–121. 113
Tanzania, United Republic of   Strand E. 1919b. Arctiidae: Subfam. Arctiinae. – In: Wagner, H. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus. Pars 22. - — 22:1–416. 237
Uganda     BMNH
Zimbabwe   Dubatolov V. V. 2011. Arctiinae from African expeditions of V. Kovtunovich & P. Ustjuzhanin in 2009–2011, with description of new taxa and taxonomic notes. - Atalanta, Würzburg 42(1–4):125–135. 126 (as zimbabweiensis)

Host Plants

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