Euproctis varians (Walker, 1855)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Lymantriinae
GENUS Euproctis
SPECIES varians
AUTHOR(Walker, 1855)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArtaxa varians
TYPE LOCALITYChina, Foo-chow. [India; Congo; Sierra Leone, leg. D. F. Morgan].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by E. P. Wiltshire (1961b: 611), BMNH; 15 Paralectotypes ♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTE. P. Wiltshire (1961b: 610-611) records Euproctis cervina Moore, 1877 from Bahrain, but perhaps it is the present species.
PUBLICATION Walker F. 1855b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV.- Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 4:i-iv, 777-976.
PAGINATION 796 Bhl

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Walker F. 1855b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV.- Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 4:i-iv, 777-976. 796
Maldives Minikoi Meyrick E. 1902a. Lepidoptera. - In: Gardiner, J. S. (ed.) The fauna and geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelago. Being the account of the work carried on and of the collections made by an expedition during the years 1899 and 1900. - — 1(2):123-126. 124
Sierra Leone   Walker F. 1855b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part IV.- Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 4:i-iv, 777-976. 796

Notes:  Oriental: China, Hong Kong, India.

Host Plants

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