Euproctis chrysophaea (Walker, 1865)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Euproctis
SPECIES chrysophaea
AUTHOR(Walker, 1865)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOrgyia chrysophaea
TYPE LOCALITY[Ethiopia], Abyssinia.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.- Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i-iv, 323-706.
PAGINATION 324 Bhl

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
boulifa Dumont, 1922 Synonym of species
charmetanti (Vuillot, 1890) Synonym of species
durandi (Lucas D., 1926) Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.- Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i-iv, 323-706. 324
Kenya   Le Cerf F. 1922c. Voyage de Mr. le Baron Maurice de Rothschild en Ethiopie et en Afrique orientale anglaise (1904-1905). Lépidoptères. Hétérocères. - — :387-482, pls 40-43. 437
Mauritania   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1987. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis. Teil 1. Nolidae, Arctiidae, Synthomidae, Dilobidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Sphingidae, Axiidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Endromidae, Lasiocampidae ... - — 1:1-708, pls 1-46. 232
Sudan   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1987. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis. Teil 1. Nolidae, Arctiidae, Synthomidae, Dilobidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Sphingidae, Axiidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Endromidae, Lasiocampidae ... - — 1:1-708, pls 1-46. 232
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Aulombard F., Bischof A., Bittermann J., Fibiger M. & Schreier H.-P. 2001. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected during three expeditions in 1996, 1998 and 2000. - Esperiana 8:597-632. 607

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Vicia faba   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1987. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis. Teil 1. Nolidae, Arctiidae, Synthomidae, Dilobidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Sphingidae, Axiidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Endromidae, Lasiocampidae ... - — 1:1-708, pls 1-46. 232
Cucurbitaceae Citrullus colocynthis   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1987. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis. Teil 1. Nolidae, Arctiidae, Synthomidae, Dilobidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Sphingidae, Axiidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Endromidae, Lasiocampidae ... - — 1:1-708, pls 1-46. 232
Geraniaceae Pelargonium hederifolium   de Freina J. J. & Witt T. J. 1987. Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpaläarktis. Teil 1. Nolidae, Arctiidae, Synthomidae, Dilobidae, Lymantriidae, Notodontidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Sphingidae, Axiidae, Drepanidae, Thyatiridae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Endromidae, Lasiocampidae ... - — 1:1-708, pls 1-46. 232
Malvaceae Gossypium 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. 180