Metarctia flaviciliata Hampson, 1907

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES flaviciliata
AUTHORHampson, 1907
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarctia flaviciliata, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, Ruwenzori Range, Beni Semliki, 25.vii.1906, leg. G. Legge & A. F. N. Wollaston.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Ł. Przybyłowicz (2009: 20, 67), BMNH; Paralectotype 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1907c. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 19(111):221-257.
PAGINATION 225

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Burundi   Fontaine M. 1992. Description des premiers états de quelques espèces de Lépidoptères Hétérocères africains. - Lambillionea 92(2):113-115. 114
Cameroon   Kiriakoff S. G. 1955f. Die Thyretidae (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44-45:250-266, pl. 4. 260
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo Belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 26:1-91, pls 1-7. 44
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Aurivillius C. 1925a. Zoological results of the Swedish Expedition to Central Africa 1921. Insecta. 12. Lepidoptera. 1. - Arkiv för Zoologi 17A(32):1-20. 10
Kenya   Aurivillius C. 1921b. Sammlungen der schwedischen Elgon-Expedition im Jahre 1920. 1. Lepidopteren. - Arkiv för Zoologi 14(5):1-27. 22
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1907c. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 19(111):221-257. 225

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Commelinaceae Commelina 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. 176
Asteraceae Cineraria 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. 176
Poaceae Pennisetum purpureum 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. 176

*   Bred in captivity on Pelargonium sp. (see M. Fontaine 1992: 114).