Alpenus thomasi Watson, 1989

Permalink

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Alpenus
SPECIES thomasi
AUTHORWatson, 1989
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAlpenus thomasi sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Cameroon NW], S Nigeria, near Kumbo, 5500 ft, ix.1922, leg. G. L. Bates.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 6°12'0" Longitude: 10°41'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide BM 3648♂, BMNH; Paratypes 4♂, 4♀, BMNH, MNHN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291.
PAGINATION 265, figs 30, 31, 98–101

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 265
Central African Republic   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 265
Nigeria   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 265
Senegal   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 265

Host Plants

Unknown