Cecidothyris pexa (Hampson, 1906)

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FAMILY Thyrididae
SUBFAMILY Siculodinae
GENUS Cecidothyris
SPECIES pexa
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1906)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONRhodoneura pexa, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Cape Province], Cape Colony.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 9041♂, BMNH; Paratype 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Cecidothyris by P. E. S. Whalley (1971: 178).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1906b. On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 17(97):112-147; (98): 189-222; (99): 253-269; (100): 344-359.
PAGINATION 117

Species pictures

Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
pexa (Hampson, 1906) Subspecies
guttulata Aurivillius, 1910 Subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Angola   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Botswana   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 178
Central African Republic   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Katanga Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 180 (as guttulata)
Côte d'Ivoire   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Ghana   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Guinea   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Kenya   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Lesotho   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 178
Malawi   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Mozambique   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Namibia   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 178
Nigeria   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Senegal   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
South Africa   Hampson G. F. 1906b. On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 17(97):112-147; (98): 189-222; (99): 253-269; (100): 344-359. 117
South Africa Gauteng Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179
South Africa Limpopo Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179
South Africa North-West Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179
South Africa Mpumalanga Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179
Sudan   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Tanzania   Aurivillius C. 1910a. Tres Lepidopteros novos da Africa Portuguesa. - Brotéria 9(3):159-162, pl. vii. 160 (as guttulata)
Zambia   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 179 (as guttulata)
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1906b. On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 17(97):112-147; (98): 189-222; (99): 253-269; (100): 344-359. 117

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Combretaceae Terminalia sericea   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 177
Combretaceae Terminalia avicennioides   Whalley P. E. S. 1971. The Thyrididae (Lepidoptera) of Africa and its islands. A taxonomic and zoogeographic study. - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) Supplement 17:1-198, pls 1-68. 177

*   In a gall on the twigs (see P. E. S. Whalley 1971: 177).