Pirga ubangiana Schultze, 1934

Delabye, Sylvain, Maicher, Vincent, Safian, Szabolcs, Potocky, Pavel, Mertens, Jan E. J., Przybylowicz, Lukasz, Murkwe, Mercy, Kobe, Ishmeal N., Fokam, Eric B., Janecek, Stepan & Tropek, Robert, 2020, First records of 31 species of butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) in Cameroon, with remarks on their elevational ranges, Biodiversity Data Journal 8, pp. 50543-50543: 50543

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scientific name

Pirga ubangiana Schultze, 1934
status

 

Pirga ubangiana Schultze, 1934  

Erebidae   , Lymantriinae  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 2; sex: females; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Pirgaubangiana Schultze, 1934; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Bamboo Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 350 m; decimalLatitude: 04.0899; decimalLongitude: 09.0517; Identification: identifiedBy: Sylvain Delabye; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 20/04/2015; habitat: Lowland forest disturbed by historical selective logging; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 2; sex: females; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Pirgaubangiana Schultze, 1934; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Drink Gari, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 650 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1022; decimalLongitude: 09.0630; Identification: identifiedBy: Sylvain Delabye; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 03/02/2016; habitat: Primary lowland forest; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps  

Distribution

This species was known only from Uganda and Central African Republic. Our Cameroonian record thus broadened its distribution range westwards to the Guinean biogeographic region. On Mount Cameroon, it was collected in lowland forests at 350 and 650 m a.s.l. (Fig. 17 View Figure 17 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Lymantriidae

Genus

Pirga

Loc

Pirga ubangiana Schultze, 1934

Delabye, Sylvain, Maicher, Vincent, Safian, Szabolcs, Potocky, Pavel, Mertens, Jan E. J., Przybylowicz, Lukasz, Murkwe, Mercy, Kobe, Ishmeal N., Fokam, Eric B., Janecek, Stepan & Tropek, Robert 2020
2020
Loc

Erebidae

Leach 1815
1815