Omocena syrtis (Schaus & Clements, 1893)

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Omocena
SPECIES syrtis
AUTHOR(Schaus & Clements, 1893)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMiresa syrtis, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSierra Leone.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Not stated.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i-vi, 1-46, pls 1-3.
PAGINATION 28; pl. 2, fig. 3 Bhl

Species pictures

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
ganale (Pagenstecher, 1903) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
Cameroon   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
Central African Republic   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Kiriakoff S. G. 1954e. Explorations du Parc National de l'Upemba. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo belge 26:1-69, pls 1-7. 19
Côte d'Ivoire   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
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 (as ganale)
Ghana   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
Guinea   Talbot G. 1927. On some moths collected by Mr. C. L. Collenette in French Guinea, with descriptions of a new genus and a new species. - The Entomologist 60(771):171-173. 172
Kenya   Fawcett J. M. 1918. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911-13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (1917)(3-4):233-250, pl. 1. 244 (as ganale)
Nigeria   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
Senegal   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335
Sierra Leone   Schaus W. & Clements W. G. 1893. On a collection of Sierra Leone Lepidoptera. - — :i-vi, 1-46, pls 1-3. 28
Togo   Karsch F. 1896d. Die äthiopischen Limakodiden des Berliner Museums. - Entomologische Nachrichten 22(17-18):261-285. 281
Uganda     BMNH
Zambia   Fletcher D. S. 1968a. Ruwenzori Expedition, 1952. - Cossidae, Metarbelidae, Psychidae, Limacodidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Saturniidae & Sphingidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(8):325-369. 335

Notes:  The record of Kenya (A. G. Butler 1898: 437) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea cordifolia West Africa 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. 9
Lythraceae Lagerstroemia flos-reginae West Africa 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. 9
Asteraceae Aspilia latifolia West Africa 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. 9
Undefined Undefined polyphagous West Africa 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. 9
Asteraceae Aspilia latifolia East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 181
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea cordifolia East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 181
Lythraceae Lagerstroemia speciosa East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1976. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2. Moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 35(311):94-100; (313) 177-195. 181
Euphorbiaceae Acalypha glabrata South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 68 (as systis)
Celastraceae Putterlickia verrucosa South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 73 (as Celastrina v.)
Ebenaceae Royena villosa South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 91 (as systis)
Sapindaceae Deinbollia oblongifolia South Africa Platt E. E. 1921. List of foodplants of some South African lepidopterous larvae. - South African Journal of Natural History 3(1):65-138. 91 (as systis)