Alpenus schraderi (Rothschild, 1910)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Alpenus
SPECIES schraderi
AUTHOR(Rothschild, 1910)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIOND.[iacrisia] schraderi spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Eritrea], Erythraea, Salomona, xi–xii.1897, leg. Schrader.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide BM 3632♀, BMNH; Paratypes 2♂, 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Alpenus by A. Watson (1989: 265).
PUBLICATION Rothschild W. 1910a. Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring Museum, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:1–85, 113–171.
PAGINATION 128

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
schraderi (Rothschild, 1910) Subspecies
rattrayi (Rothschild, 1910) Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910–1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243–1359, pls 49–50. 1305 (as rattrayi)
Eritrea   Rothschild W. 1910a. Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring Museum, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:1–85, 113–171. 128
Ethiopia   Gaede M. 1926b. Arctiidae, Subfamilien Hypsinae, Micrarctiinae, Spilosominae, etc. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:88–122. 96
Ghana   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. 373 (as rattrayi)
Kenya   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 270 (as rattrayi)
South Sudan   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 270 (as rattrayi)
Tanzania   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 270 (as rattrayi)
Uganda   Rothschild W. 1910a. Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring Museum, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:1–85, 113–171. 129 (as rattrayi)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Albizia zygia Ghana Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 38 (as rattrayi)
Sterculiaceae Theobroma cacao Ghana Wagner M. R., Cobbinah J. R. & Bosu P. P. 2008. Forest entomology in West Tropical Africa; Forest insects of Ghana. Second Edition. - — :i–lxx, 1–244. 38 (as rattrayi)