Baria elsa (Druce, 1887)

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Baria
SPECIES elsa
AUTHOR(Druce, 1887)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNatada elsa, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Nigeria], W Africa, Old Calabar, leg. Swan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
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 683

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   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. 683
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
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. 37
Ghana     BMNH
Nigeria   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. 683
Togo   Karsch F. 1896d. Die äthiopischen Limakodiden des Berliner Museums. - Entomologische Nachrichten 22(17–18):261–285. 274

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea cordifolia   MacNulty B. J. 1967. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part II Limacodidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 1967:1–14. 3
Combretaceae Terminalia catappa   MacNulty B. J. 1967. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part II Limacodidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 1967:1–14. 3
Verbenaceae Gmelina arborea   MacNulty B. J. 1967. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part II Limacodidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 1967:1–14. 3
Fabaceae Macrolobium macrophyllum   MacNulty B. J. 1967. Outline life histories of some West African Lepidoptera. Part II Limacodidae. - Proceedings of the British Entomological and Natural History Society 1967:1–14. 3