Achaea xanthoptera (Hampson, 1910)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Achaea
SPECIES xanthoptera
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1910)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOphiusa xanthoptera, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Zambia], NE Rhodesia, Tanganyika Plateau, Lofu Valley, 3500–4500 ft, 10.viii.1908, leg. S. A. Neave.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 418; pl. 36, fig; 22 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Gambia     New record (R. Goff)
Kenya   Lehmann I. & Kioko E. 2005. Lepidoptera diversity, floristic composition and structure of three Kaya forests on the south coast of Kenya. - Journal of East African Natural History 94(1):121–163. 138
Malawi     TMSA
Mozambique   Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626. 466
Nigeria     RMCA
Rwanda     New record (A. Legrain)
Sierra Leone   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. 418
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal   TMSA
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
Uganda     New record (P. Basquin)
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. 418
Zimbabwe     TMSA

Host Plants

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