Metarctia inconspicua Holland, 1892

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES inconspicua
AUTHORHolland, 1892
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONM.[etarctia] inconspicua, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Zanzibar, leg. W. L. Abbott.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type no 547, USNM.
STATUS Species
COMMENTDescribed again by W. J. Holland (1896a: 250; pl. 8, fig. 3).
PUBLICATION Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African Lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89-95.
PAGINATION 93 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   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. 148
Cameroon   Zerny H. 1912b. Syntomidae. - In: Wagner, H. (Ed.): Lepidopterorum Catalogus. - — 7:1-179. 43
Congo   Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African Lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89-95. 93
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the East Kasai Kiriakoff S. G. 1955b. On the female genitalic structures of the Thyretidae (Lepidoptera). - Biologisch Jaarboek Dodonaea 22:115-128. 118
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Maniema Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo Belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 26:1-91, pls 1-7. 57
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Zerny H. 1912b. Syntomidae. - In: Wagner, H. (Ed.): Lepidopterorum Catalogus. - — 7:1-179. 43
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo Belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 26:1-91, pls 1-7. 57
Côte d'Ivoire   Kiriakoff S. G. 1957b. Notes sur les Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 93(5-6):121-160. 140
Ghana   Przybyłowicz Ł. & Kühne L. 2008. Syntominae. - In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :145-156. 153
Kenya   Przybyłowicz Ł. & Kühne L. 2008. Syntominae. - In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :145-156. 153
South Sudan   Kiriakoff S. G. 1957b. Notes sur les Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 93(5-6):121-160. 140
Tanzania   Zerny H. 1912b. Syntomidae. - In: Wagner, H. (Ed.): Lepidopterorum Catalogus. - — 7:1-179. 43
Tanzania Zanzibar Holland W. J. 1892a. Descriptions of some new species of African Lepidoptera. - The Entomologist 25(Supplement):89-95. 93

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Zea mays Kenya Le Pelley R. H. 1959. Agricultural insects of East Africa: A list of East African plant feeding insects and mites, with their host plants, their parasites and predators, giving distribution by territories and references to the literature ... - — :i-x, 1-307.
Asteraceae Aster sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1975. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2 - moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 34(309):175-184. 176
Asteraceae Zinnia sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1975. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2 - moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 34(309):175-184. 176
Convolvulaceae Ipomoea sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1975. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2 - moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 34(309):175-184. 176
Convolvulaceae Stictocardia sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1975. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2 - moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 34(309):175-184. 176