Casama hemippa (Swinhoe, 1906)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Casama
SPECIES hemippa
AUTHOR(Swinhoe, 1906)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLaelia hemippa, nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Machakos, leg. R. Crawshay.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Swinhoe C. 1906b. Eastern and African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 17(102):540-556.
PAGINATION 543-544 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Djibouti   Dall'Asta U. 1977. Lymantriidae. - In: Rougeot P. C., Missions entomologiques en Ethiopie 1973-1975. Fascicule 1. - Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (A)105:39-42. 41
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939b. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea II. Eteroceri raccolti dal cap. Antonio Richini e famiglia nella zona di Adua. - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 71(8):164-165. 165
Kenya   Swinhoe C. 1906b. Eastern and African Heterocera. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 17(102):540-556. 544

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4-8. 7
Fabaceae Acacia tortilis Kenya Townsend A. L. H. 1937. Miscellaneous notes on the early stages of certain Heterocera. - Journal of the East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society 13 (1936)(3-4):107-131. 119 (as Acacia thorn tree)
Fabaceae Acacia drepanolobium Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4-8. 7
Fabaceae Acacia sp. East Africa Sevastopulo D. G. 1975. A list of the food plants of East African Macrolepidoptera. Part 2 - moths (Heterocera). - Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 34(309):175-184. 181
Fabaceae Acacia sp. Kenya Townsend A. L. H. 1942. Further notes (No. 3) on the early stages of Heterocera bred in the Nakuru District. - Journal of the East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society 42(4-5):197-219. 202

*   Description of the larva in A. L. H. Townsend (1937: 119).