Coenobasis farouki Wiltshire, 1947

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Coenobasis
SPECIES farouki
AUTHORWiltshire, 1947
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCoenobasis Farouki spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYEgypt, S Sinai, Jebel Katherinam 600–1500 m, iv.1940, leg. A. Alfieri.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Alfieri; Allotype ♀, coll. Alfieri; Paratypes [number not stated], coll. Alfieri, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1947a. Middle East Lepidoptera, VI: Two fine new species form Southern Sinai. - Bulletin of the Society Fouad I Entomology 31(1):1–2, pl. 1.
PAGINATION 2; pl. 1, fig. 1

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia     BMNH
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4–8. 6
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1990. An illustrated, annotated catalogue of the Macro-Heterocera of Saudi Arabia. – In: Büttiker, W. & Krupp, F. (Eds.). Fauna of Saudi Arabia. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11:91–250. 101
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1980a. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Limacodidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae. – In: Wittmer & Büttiker (eds.), Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2. - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 2:179–240. 186
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Bischof A. 1999. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected by A. Bischof, H. Hacker and H.-P. Schreier in autumn 1996 and B. Müller in summer 1987. - Esperiana 7:267–282, pls. 7–9. 268

Notes:  Palaearctic: Egypt (Sinai).

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia tortilis Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4–8. 6