Decachorda aspersa Bouvier, 1927

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Decachorda
SPECIES aspersa
AUTHORBouvier, 1927
ORIGINAL COMBINATIOND.[ecachorda] aspersa
TYPE LOCALITYGuinea, Dinguiraye.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MNHN; Allotype ♀, MNHN.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Bouvier E. L. 1927b. Sur les saturniens du genre Decachorda. - Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 33(2):146-149.
PAGINATION 148 Bhl

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Central African Republic   Rougeot P.-C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. Attacidés (= Saturniidés). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 14(4):1-214. 65
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga   N. Voaden
Guinea   Bouvier E. L. 1927b. Sur les saturniens du genre Decachorda. - Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 33(2):146-149. 148
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 47
Sierra Leone     P. Basquin
Zimbabwe   Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 47

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Chloris virgata South Africa Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i-xi, 1-150, pls 1-43. 47
Undefined Undefined Grasses 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. 98