Semioptila torta Butler, 1887

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FAMILY Himantopteridae
SUBFAMILY Himantopterinae
GENUS Semioptila
SPECIES torta
AUTHORButler, 1887
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSemioptila torta, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo], Congo, leg. P. Crowley.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Butler A. G. 1887. Description of a new genus of Chalcosiid moths allied to Pedoptila. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 20(117):180–181.
PAGINATION 181

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
maschuna Rothschild, 1907 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga 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. 487
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Butler A. G. 1887. Description of a new genus of Chalcosiid moths allied to Pedoptila. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 20(117):180–181. 181
Malawi   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 50
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 50
South Africa   Gaede M. 1926a. Zygaenidae, Heterogynidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:19–37, 39–40. 22
Zambia   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 50
Zimbabwe   Rothschild W. 1907b. Some new Himantopterinae, a subfamily of Zygaenidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 14:507–508. 508 (as maschuna)

Host Plants

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