Banisia aldabrana (Fryer, 1912)

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FAMILY Thyrididae
SUBFAMILY Striglininae
GENUS Banisia
SPECIES aldabrana
AUTHOR(Fryer, 1912)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONRhodoneura aldabrana, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Seychelles], Aldabra.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Whalley (1971: 63), genitalia slide 9821♂, BMNH; Paralectotypes 1♂, 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Banisia by Whalley (1971: 63).
PUBLICATION Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15(Zool.)(1):1–28; pl. 1.
PAGINATION 21–22; pl. 1, fig. 18

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
aldabrana (Fryer, 1912) Subspecies
cana Whalley, 1971 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 64 (as cana)
Seychelles Cosmoledo Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls. 1–16. 88
Seychelles Aldabra Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15(Zool.)(1):1–28; pl. 1. 22
Seychelles Menai Legrand H. 1966. Lépidoptères des îles Seychelles et d'Aldabra. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)37 (1965):1–210, pls. 1–16. 88
South Africa   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1–198, pls 1–68. 64 (as cana)

Host Plants

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