Latoia canescens (Walker, 1855)

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Latoia
SPECIES canescens
AUTHOR(Walker, 1855)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSomara canescens
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone, leg. D. F. Morgan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257.
PAGINATION 1126

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Aurivillius C. 1904a. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1–68, pl. 1. 46
Equatorial Guinea Bioko Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910–1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243–1359, pls 49–50. 1344
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257. 1126

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
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. 8
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. 8