Metarctia lateritia (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES lateritia
AUTHOR(Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAutomolis HV. lateritia H-S.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Cape.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated; type probably lost (see L. Przybylowicz & L. Kühne 2008: 152).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–96 [unnumbered].
PAGINATION 72, 81; pl. [74], fig. 274 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
abyssinibia Strand, 1920 Synonym of species
venosa (Walker, 1856) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Ladeiro J. M. 1956. Lepidópteros de Angola (estudio de uma colecção oferecida ao Museu Zoológico de Coimbra). - Anais da Junta de Investigações coloniais 11(3):153–172. 157
Botswana   Hampson G. F. 1898a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. Syntomidae. - — 1:i–xxi, 1–559, pls 1–17. 145
Burundi   Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Cameroon   Przybyłowicz Ł. & Kühne L. 2008. Syntominae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :145–156. 152
Democratic Republic of Congo East Kasai Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Democratic Republic of Congo West Kasai Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Democratic Republic of Congo Maniema Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Democratic Republic of Congo Bas Congo Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Democratic Republic of Congo Orientale Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 10
Democratic Republic of Congo Equateur Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Democratic Republic of Congo Katanga Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
Democratic Republic of Congo   Zerny H. 1912b. Syntomidae. – In: Wagner, H. (Ed.): Lepidopterorum Catalogus. - — 7:1–179. 43
Democratic Republic of Congo North Kivu Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 10
Democratic Republic of Congo South Kivu Rebel H. 1914a. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Expedition R. Grauer nach Zentralafrika, Dezember 1909 bis Februar 1911. Lepidopteren. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 28(3–4):219–294, pls 17–24. 288
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. 48
Eswatini   Kiriakoff S. G. 1955f. Die Thyretidae (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44–45:250–266, pl. 4. 259
Ethiopia   Hampson G. F. 1898a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. Syntomidae. - — 1:i–xxi, 1–559, pls 1–17. 145
Guinea   Dewitz H. 1879. Afrikanische Schmetterlinge. - Mittheilungen des Münchener Entomologischen Vereins 3:23–35, pls 1–2. 32
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91–113, pls. 1–2. 92
Lesotho   Kopij G. 2006. Lepidoptera fauna of Lesotho. - Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1–2):137–180. 160
Malawi   Hampson G. F. 1898a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. Syntomidae. - — 1:i–xxi, 1–559, pls 1–17. 145
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 144
Rwanda   Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés 26:1–91, pls. 1–7. 41
South Africa Western Cape Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–96 [unnumbered]. 72
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Kiriakoff S. G. 1955f. Die Thyretidae (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44–45:250–266, pl. 4. 259
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
Tanzania   Karsch F. 1898b. Über die auf der Irangi-Expedition gesammelten Orthoptera und Lepidoptera. – In: Werther C. W. Die mittleren Hochländer der nördlichen Deutsch-Ost-Afrika. - — :311–317. 314
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 104
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls 36–41. 390
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1945b. On the South African species of Metarctia, with the description of a new species. - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 8:91–98. 93

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