Teracotona clara Holland, 1892

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Teracotona
SPECIES clara
AUTHORHolland, 1892
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONT.[eracotona] clara, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Kilimanjaro.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, USNM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTDescribed again by Holland (1896a: 249–250; pl. 7, fig. 12).
PUBLICATION Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89–95.
PAGINATION 92

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
clara (Holland, 1892) Subspecies
rubiginea (Toulgoët, 1977) Subspecies
obscurascens Strand, 1921 Synonym of subspecies
indistincta Strand, 1921 Synonym of subspecies

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
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. 80 (as rubiginea)
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690. 424
Rwanda   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
Tanzania, United Republic of   Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89–95. 92
Uganda   Le Cerf F. 1922c. Voyage de Mr. le Baron Maurice de Rothschild en Ethiopie et en Afrique orientale anglaise (1904–1905). Lépidoptères. Hétérocères. - — :387–482, pls. 40–43. 399

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