Coenobasis amoena Felder, 1874

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Coenobasis
SPECIES amoena
AUTHORFelder, 1874
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCoenobasis amoena F.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Eastern Cape], "Caffraria", Tsomo River, leg. R. Trimen.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Limacodidae 1282♂, 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 3; pl. 82, fig. 14 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Janse A. J. T. 1964. The Moths of South Africa. VII. Limacodidae. - — 7:1–136, pls. 1–44. 57
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls 1–63. 52
South Africa Mpumalanga   BMNH
South Africa Gauteng   TMSA
South Africa Eastern 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. legend pl. 82
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. 52
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909c. Ruwenzori Expedition Reports. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Transactions of the zoological Society of London 19(2):103–140, pl. 4. 132
Zimbabwe   Janse A. J. T. 1964. The Moths of South Africa. VII. Limacodidae. - — 7:1–136, pls. 1–44. 57

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia sp. South Africa Janse A. J. T. 1964. The Moths of South Africa. VII. Limacodidae. - — 7:1–136, pls. 1–44. 58
Malvaceae Gossypium sp.   McKinley D. J. 1968. Key to some larvae of Lepidoptera attacking cotton in Central Africa. - Cotton Growers' Review 45:184–197. 187