Parasa hexamitobalia Tams, 1930

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FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
GENUS Parasa
SPECIES hexamitobalia
AUTHORTams, 1930
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONParasa hexamitobalia, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Kampala, 17.vi.1917, leg. C. C. Gowdey.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, genitalia slide Limacodidae 1301♀, BMNH; Paratypes 7♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Tams W. H. T. 1930c. Two new moths with larvae injurious to coffee in Uganda. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 21(1):73-75, pl. 3.
PAGINATION 74-75; pl. 3, fig. 4

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241-251. 249
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Bas Congo Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241-251. 249
Uganda   Tams W. H. T. 1930c. Two new moths with larvae injurious to coffee in Uganda. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 21(1):73-75, pl. 3. 75

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Sterculiaceae Theobroma cacao Congo, DR Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241-251. 249
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. Congo, DR Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241-251. 249
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. Uganda Tams W. H. T. 1930c. Two new moths with larvae injurious to coffee in Uganda. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 21(1):73-75, pl. 3. 75
Rubiaceae Coffea sp. Angola Pujol R. 1961. Insectes peu connus nuisibles aux caféiers en Afrique tropicale. - Café, Cacao, Thé 5(4):241-251. 249
Bignoniaceae Markhamia sp. Kenya Sevastopulo D. G. 1984. The Gesneriaceae and Bignoniaceae as food-plants of the Lepidoptera. - Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 38(3):235-236. 236
Bignoniaceae Markhamia lutea 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 (as M. platycalyx)