Felderiola candescens (Felder & Felder, 1874)

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FAMILY Sesiidae
SUBFAMILY Sesiinae
GENUS Felderiola
SPECIES candescens
AUTHOR(Felder & Felder, 1874)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTrochilina (Sesia) candescens F.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Western Cape], Africa m.[eridionalis], Knysna, leg. R. Trimen.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -34°2'0" Longitude: 23°2'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♀, [number not stated], BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
PAGINATION 9; pl. 82, fig. 23

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140. 9
South Africa Free State Bartsch D. 2013. Revisionary checklist of the Southern African Sesiini (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) with description of new species. - Zootaxa 3741(1):5–54. 19
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 44

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Aspalathus linearis South Africa Pretorius G. 2008. Biodiversity best practice fuidelines for the sustainable production of rooibos. - — :1–71.
*   In the root (see also Hatting et al. 2011).