Latoia vivida (Walker, 1865)

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Latoia
SPECIES vivida
AUTHOR(Walker, 1865)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNyssia vivida
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Natal, leg. Gueinzius.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
PAGINATION 478–479 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
arcuata (Karsch, 1896) Synonym of species
neumanni (Karsch, 1896) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Ladeiro J. M. 1956. Lepidópteros de Angola (estudio de uma colecção oferecida ao Museu Zoológico de Coimbra). - Anais da Junta de Investigações coloniais 11(3):153–172. 155
Cameroon     New record (D. Simon)
Congo   Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43:109–369, pls 6–14. 323
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1–20. 19
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Bas Congo 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
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43:109–369, pls 6–14. 323
Côte d'Ivoire   Waller J. M., Bigger M. & Hillocks R. J. 2007. Coffee pests, diseases and their management. - — :i–viii, 1–434. 104
Ethiopia   Pagenstecher A. 1903. Wissenschaftliche Resultate der Reise des Freiherrn Carlo von Erlanger durch Süd-Schoa, die Galla- und Somaliländer in 1900 und 1901. Sphingiden und Bombyciden. - Jahrbücher des Nassauischen Vereins für Naturkunde, Wiesbaden 56:1–28, pl. 1. 26
Ghana   Waller J. M., Bigger M. & Hillocks R. J. 2007. Coffee pests, diseases and their management. - — :i–viii, 1–434. 104
Guinea   Hering E. M. 1938. Eine neue Limacodide von Uganda (Lep.). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11) 1(1):159–160. 232
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1915. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–12. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915(1):91–113, pls. 1–2. 111
Malawi   Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241–251. 249
Mozambique   Karsch F. 1896d. Die äthiopischen Limakodiden des Berliner Museums. - Entomologische Nachrichten 22(17–18):261–285. 277 (as arcuata)
Namibia   Janse A. J. T. 1964. The Moths of South Africa. VII. Limacodidae. - — 7:1–136, pls. 1–44. 119
Sierra Leone   Holland W. J. 1920. Lepidoptera of the Congo, being a systematic list of the butterflies and moths collected by the American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition, together with descriptions of some hitherto undescribed species. - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 43:109–369, pls 6–14. 323
Somalia   Berio E. 1938b. Spedizione zoologica del Marchese Saverio Patrizi nel Basso Giuba e nell'Oltregiuba Giugno-Agosto 1934. Lista dei lepidotteri eteroceri con note e diagnosi di eteroceri africani. - Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 58:189–203. 195
South Africa Limpopo   TMSA
South Africa Gauteng   TMSA
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706. 479
Sudan   Hering E. M. 1938. Eine neue Limacodide von Uganda (Lep.). - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11) 1(1):159–160. 232
Tanzania, United Republic of   Hering E. M. 1941a. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Insektenfauna Deutsch-Ostafrikas, insbesondere des Matengo-Hochlandes. Ergebnisse einer Sammelreise H. Zernys 1935/36. III. Lepidoptera: Limacodidae und Chrysopolomidae. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 51:223–235, pl. 21. 231
Uganda   Hering E. M. 1941a. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Insektenfauna Deutsch-Ostafrikas, insbesondere des Matengo-Hochlandes. Ergebnisse einer Sammelreise H. Zernys 1935/36. III. Lepidoptera: Limacodidae und Chrysopolomidae. - Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 51:223–235, pl. 21. 232
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls 36–41. 485
Zimbabwe   Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241–251. 149

Notes:  Continental Africa from approximately 10°N to 30°S (see Fletcher 1968: 332).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Undefined Undefined Polyphagous   Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241–251. 249
Rubiaceae Coffea sp.   Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241–251. 249
Anacardiaceae Spondias mombin   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. 7
Rubiaceae Coffea arabica Kenya Mwangi C. M. 1989. An atlas of coffee pests and diseases: illustrations of the common insect pests, diseases and deficiency syndromes of Coffea arabica in Kenya. 3rd revision. - — :i–xx, 1–256. 15
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