Amerila vitrea Plötz, 1880

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Amerila
SPECIES vitrea
AUTHORPlötz, 1880
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAmerila Vitrea nov. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Gabon], near Eningo, v.1874, leg. R. Buchholz (see L. Kühne 2014: 119).
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, not located (see C. Häuser & Boppré 1997: 37).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41(1-3):76-88; (7-9): 298—307.
PAGINATION 84 Bhl

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
saalmuelleri (Rothschild, 1911) Subspecies
vitrea Plötz, 1880 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   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. 527
Benin   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Burkina Faso   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Burundi   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 38
Cameroon   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1-742; (2): 1-430. 206
Comoros Mohéli (Mwali) Toulgoët H. de 1979a. Lépidoptères Arctiidae et Nolidae de l'Archipel des Comores. - In: Matile L (ed.) Faune entomologique de l'Archipel des Comores. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A) 109 (1978):183-191. 187 (as saalmuelleri)
Comoros Grande Comore (Ngazidja) Toulgoët H. de 1979a. Lépidoptères Arctiidae et Nolidae de l'Archipel des Comores. - In: Matile L (ed.) Faune entomologique de l'Archipel des Comores. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A) 109 (1978):183-191. 187 (as saalmuelleri)
Comoros Mayotte (Maore) Toulgoët H. de 1979a. Lépidoptères Arctiidae et Nolidae de l'Archipel des Comores. - In: Matile L (ed.) Faune entomologique de l'Archipel des Comores. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A) 109 (1978):183-191. 187 (as saalmuelleri)
Congo   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. 527
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Kiriakoff S. G. 1963a. Exploration du Parc Albert. Deuxième série. Lepidoptera Heterocera (partim). - — 16(3):73-124. 110
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 38
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 38
Côte d'Ivoire   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. 5
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(1):47-62, pls 1-2. 49
Eswatini   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Ethiopia   Toulgoët H. de 1984d. Arctiidae. - In: Rougeot, P.-C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976-1982. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:50-51. 51
Gabon   Plötz C. 1880a. Verzeichniss der vom Prof. Dr. R. Buchholz in West-Afrika gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 41(1-3):76-88; (7-9): 298—307. 84
Gambia   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Ghana   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Kenya   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Liberia   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Madagascar   Rothschild W. 1911b. A new Madagascar Arctiid. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(44):235. 235 (as saalmuelleri)
Mozambique   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Namibia   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Nigeria   Rothschild W. 1910b. Descriptions of new species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:172-188. 184
Rwanda   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. - In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179-240. 204
Senegal   Toulgoët H. de 1984d. Arctiidae. - In: Rougeot, P.-C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976-1982. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:50-51. 51
Sierra Leone   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. 527
Somalia   Berio E. 1938b. Spedizione zoologica del Marchese Saverio Patrizi nel Basso Giuba e nell'Oltregiuba Giugno-Agosto 1934. Lista dei lepidotteri eteroceri con note e diagnosi di eteroceri africani. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria 58:189-203. 190
South Africa Limpopo   W. Roland
South Africa   Rothschild W. 1910b. Descriptions of new species of Arctianae in the Tring Museum. - Novitates Zoologicae 17:172-188. 184
Sudan   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Tanzania   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Uganda   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Yemen   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Zambia   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4
Zimbabwe   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1-44. 4

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