Teracotona melanocera (Hampson, 1920)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Teracotona
SPECIES melanocera
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1920)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSeirarctia melanocera, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Germ. E. Africa, Ituimba Distr., leg. G. Wood.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1920b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaena in the British Museum. Supplement II. Catalogue of the Lithosiadae (Arctianae) and Phalaenoididae in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxiii, 1–619, pls. 42–71.
PAGINATION 472–473; pl. 66, figs. 21, 22

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Goodger D. T. & Watson A. 1995. The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths. An illustrated catalogue, with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - — :1–65. 20
Tanzania, United Republic of   Hampson G. F. 1920b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaena in the British Museum. Supplement II. Catalogue of the Lithosiadae (Arctianae) and Phalaenoididae in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxiii, 1–619, pls. 42–71. 473
Uganda   Goodger D. T. & Watson A. 1995. The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths. An illustrated catalogue, with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - — :1–65. 20

Host Plants

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