Macrocossus toluminus (Druce, 1887)

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FAMILY Cossidae
SUBFAMILY Cossinae
GENUS Macrocossus
SPECIES toluminus
AUTHOR(Druce, 1887)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCossus toluminus, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYGambia, W Africa, leg. A. Moloney.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been synonymized with Macrocossus rudis Aurivillius, 1900 by Clench (1959).
PUBLICATION Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55.
PAGINATION 684–685 Bhl

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Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
rudis Aurivillius, 1900 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

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Angola   Yakovlev R. V., Sulak H. & Witt T. J. 2019. Preliminary list of Cossidae sensu str. (Lepidoptera, Cossoidea: Cossidae: Cossinae & Zeuzerinae) of the Republic of Angola with description of a new Strigocossus species. - Zootaxa 4586(3):445–460. 448
Cameroon   Clench H. K. 1959a. Notes on African Cossidae. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 6:1–27. 5
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Aurivillius C. 1900b. Verzeichniss einer von den Herren Missionären E. Laman und W. Sjöholm bei Mukinbungu am unteren Congo zusammengebrachten Schmetterlingssammlung. - Bihang till Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar 57(9):1039–1058. 1054 (as rudis)
Côte d'Ivoire   Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129. 16
Gambia   Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668–686, pl. 55. 685
Malawi   Clench H. K. 1959a. Notes on African Cossidae. - Veröffentlichungen der zoologischen Staatssammlung München 6:1–27. 5
Namibia   Grünberg K. 1910c. In: Schultze L.: Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise in westlichen und zentralen Südafrika. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. - Denkschriften der medizinisch naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena 16(4):1–370, pls 1–12 [Chapter pagination: 91–146]. 99 (as rudis)
Sierra Leone   Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i–vi, 1–46, pls 1–3. 33
South Africa Eastern Cape Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129. 16
South Africa Western Cape Mey W. 2016. A taxonomic and faunistic study of the Cossidae of southwestern Africa (Lepidoptera: Cossoidea). - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:146–198. 155
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
Swaziland   Yakovlev R. V. & Witt T. J. 2016e. Carpenter-Moths (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) of Swaziland, South Africa. - Far Eastern Entomologist 311:9–12. 10
Tanzania, United Republic of   Yakovlev R. V. 2011. Catalogue of the family Cossidae of the Old World (Lepidoptera). - Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 66:1–129. 16

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