Decachorda seydeli Rougeot, 1970

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FAMILY Saturniidae
SUBFAMILY Saturniinae
GENUS Decachorda
SPECIES seydeli
AUTHORRougeot, 1970
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDecachorda seydeli n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo], Katanga, Kolwezi, 27.x.1964, leg. V. Allard.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MNHN; Paratypes 12♂, MNHN, RMCA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe specimen in RMCA, labeled as allotype, cannot be the type, since in the original description P.-C. Rougeot mentioned only males, including some caught by Ch. Seydel in 1932 and 1933, but none in 1930.
PUBLICATION Rougeot P.-C. 1970b. Deux nouvelles espèces de Decachorda (Lep. Attacidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75(1-2):41-43.
PAGINATION 42-43, fig. 3

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Rougeot P.-C. 1970b. Deux nouvelles espèces de Decachorda (Lep. Attacidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 75(1-2):41-43. 42
Zambia   Darge Ph. 2011a. Deux nouveaux saturnides du groupe de Micragone nenia (Westwood, 1849) originaire de l'Afrique de l'est (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Saturnafrica 8:10-16, pls. A-B. 13

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