Afrasura discocellularis discocellularis ( Strand, 1912 )

Volynkin, Anton V. & László, Gyula M., 2018, A review of the genus Afrasura Durante, 2009 from São Tomé Island with descriptions of a new species and a new subspecies (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae), Zootaxa 4508 (2), pp. 237-248 : 245

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4508.2.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:966C65AA-5BD8-4B14-95B2-64C530476425

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5997327

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scientific name

Afrasura discocellularis discocellularis ( Strand, 1912 )
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Afrasura discocellularis discocellularis ( Strand, 1912)

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Asura discocellularis Strand, 1912 , Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(9): 100 (Type locality: “Bibundi in Kamerun [ Cameroon]”).

Type material examined. Holotype (by monotypy): ♀, “ Kamerun, Bibundi , 16–31.I.05, G. Tessmann S.G.” / “ ♀ ” / “ Asura discocellularis m. Strand det. ♀ ” / red label “Type” / “genitalia slide No. 6” / “594” (Coll. ZMB).

Additional material examined. IVORY COAST: GoogleMaps 4 ♂, 1 ♀, 174m, Tai NP, Tai Research Station   GoogleMaps , 05°49’59.8”N, 07°20’32.0”W, 14-23.XI.2015, Light Trap, Aristophanous, M., Moretto, P., Ruzzier, E. leg., slide Nos: AV 2932 ♂, AV 2938 ♂, AV 2947 ♂, AV 2949 ♂, AV 2948 ♀ (coll. ANHRT) ; 1 ♂, 1171m, Mt. Tonkoui Peak , 07°27’15”N, 07°38’13”W, 12-18.VII.2015, Light Trap leg. Aristophanous, M., Moretto, P., Ruzzier, E., slide No.: AV 2950 GoogleMaps ♂ (coll. ANHRT) ; 1 ♀, same site and collectors, but collected at 1-8.XI.2015, slide No.: AV 2944 ♀ (coll. ANHRT) ; 1 ♀, 59m, Azagny NP 05°14’33.7”N, 04°48’06.2”W, 26.XI.-1.XII.2015, Light Trap, Aristophanous, M., Moretto, P., Ruzzier, E. leg., slide No.: 2953 GoogleMaps ♀ (coll. ANHRT) ; SIERRA LEONE: 1 ♂, 80m, Kalainkay, nr. Kamabai Northern Prov. 3-6.XI.2015, 09°10’52”N, 11°56’44”W, Light Trap R. Goff coll. Leg. Smith, R. & Takano, H., slide No.: AV 2936 GoogleMaps ♂ (coll. ANHRT) ; LIBERIA: 1 ♂, 1165m, Nimba County, ENNR, Nimba Mts camp, 7°31’45”N, 8°31’37”W, 03-13.XII.2017 MV Light Trap (125W) Aristophanous, M., Safian, Sz., Simonics, G. & Smith, L. leg. ANHRT:2017.33, slide No.: AV 4487 GoogleMaps ♂ (coll. ANHRT) .

Distribution. The nominate subspecies is widely distributed in West Africa ( Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Gabon) ( Durante 2009; 2012). Long series of recently collected specimens from Sierra Leone and Liberia were found in the collection of ANHRT representing new distribution data of the species.

ZMB

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Zoological Collections)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Erebidae

Genus

Afrasura

Loc

Afrasura discocellularis discocellularis ( Strand, 1912 )

Volynkin, Anton V. & László, Gyula M. 2018
2018
Loc

Asura discocellularis

Strand 1912
1912