Eumeta cervina Druce, 1887

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FAMILY Psychidae
SUBFAMILY Oiketicinae
GENUS Eumeta
SPECIES cervina
AUTHORDruce, 1887
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEumeta cervina, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYGambia, W Africa, leg. A. Moloney.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Bourgogne (1955: 127), BMNH; Paralectotype 1♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTSee also Bourgogne (1955: 127).
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

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
moddermanni Heylaerts, 1888 Synonym of species
pictipennis (Strand, 1913) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 39
Burundi     RMCA
Cameroon   Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 132
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 132
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Equateur Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 133
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 132
Equatorial Guinea   Strand E. 1913b. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach süd-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Lepidoptera IV. (Verschiedene Familien). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A) (1912)(12):30–84, pls 1–2. 31 (as pictipennis)
Ethiopia   Rougeot P. C. 1984. Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1976–1982. Fascicule II. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)128:1–93, pls 1–18. 7
Gabon   Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 132
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. 684
Ghana   Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 132
Guinea   Pujol R. 1957. Etude préliminaire des principaux insectes nuisibles aux colatiers. - Journal d'Agriculture tropicale et de Botanique appliquée 4(5–6):241–264. 253
Liberia   Heylaerts J. F. M. 1888. Une Psychide inédite de l'Afrique. - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de Belgique 32:lix–lx. 59 (as moddermanni)
Mozambique   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. 684
Namibia   Sobczyk T. & Mey W. 2007. Psychidae (Lepidoptera, Tineoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 4:49–64, pl. 3. 50
Nigeria   Entwistle P. F. 1963b. Observations on the morphology of some adult females and immature stages of four species of Psychidae (Lepidoptera) on Theobroma cacao L. in Western Nigeria. - Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B)32(5–6):72–80. 76
Senegal   Bourgogne J. 1983. Liste commentée des Macropsychidas connues du Sénégal (Lepidoptera). - Bulletin de l'Institut français d'Afrique noire (A)45(1–2):132–138. 135
Sierra Leone   Bourgogne J. 1955. Révision des espèces africaines du genre Eumeta Walker (Clania auct.) (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 107:125–138, pl. 1. 132
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 39
Uganda   Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 39
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 39

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Malvaceae Gossypium sp.   Scalercio S. 2006. Through species and ethnospecies: edible Psychidae in Equatorial Africa (Lepidoptera Tineoidea). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 138(2):137–147. 140
Sterculiaceae Theobroma cacao Nigeria Entwistle P. F. 1963b. Observations on the morphology of some adult females and immature stages of four species of Psychidae (Lepidoptera) on Theobroma cacao L. in Western Nigeria. - Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B)32(5–6):72–80. 76
Malvaceae Cola sp. Guinea Pujol R. 1957. Etude préliminaire des principaux insectes nuisibles aux colatiers. - Journal d'Agriculture tropicale et de Botanique appliquée 4(5–6):241–264. 253
Anacardiaceae Mangifera indica   Scalercio S. 2006. Through species and ethnospecies: edible Psychidae in Equatorial Africa (Lepidoptera Tineoidea). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 138(2):137–147. 140
Rutaceae Citrus sp.   Scalercio S. 2006. Through species and ethnospecies: edible Psychidae in Equatorial Africa (Lepidoptera Tineoidea). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 138(2):137–147. 140
Cupressaceae Cupressus sp.   Scalercio S. 2006. Through species and ethnospecies: edible Psychidae in Equatorial Africa (Lepidoptera Tineoidea). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 138(2):137–147. 140
Casuarinaceae Casuarina equisetifolia   Scalercio S. 2006. Through species and ethnospecies: edible Psychidae in Equatorial Africa (Lepidoptera Tineoidea). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 138(2):137–147. 140
Combretaceae Guiera senegalensis   Scalercio S. 2006. Through species and ethnospecies: edible Psychidae in Equatorial Africa (Lepidoptera Tineoidea). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 138(2):137–147. 140
Cupressaceae Macrocarpa sp. South Africa Hardenberg C. B. 1919a. South African bagworms: their transformations, life-history, and economic importance. Part II. - Annals of the Natal Museum 4(1):143–227, pl. 13. 184
Fabaceae Acacia sp. South Africa Hardenberg C. B. 1919a. South African bagworms: their transformations, life-history, and economic importance. Part II. - Annals of the Natal Museum 4(1):143–227, pl. 13. 184
Anacardiaceae Schinus molle South Africa Hardenberg C. B. 1919a. South African bagworms: their transformations, life-history, and economic importance. Part II. - Annals of the Natal Museum 4(1):143–227, pl. 13. 184
Fabaceae Cassia javanica Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Cupressaceae Cupressus lusitanica Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Cupressaceae Cupressus sempervirens Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
Euphorbiaceae Sapium ellipticum Uganda Austara O. & Jones T. 1971. Host list and distribution of lepidopterous defoliators of exotic softwoods in East Africa. - East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 36:401–413. 404
*   Also on ornamental and fruit trees (see Hardenberg 1919: 184).