Archithosia makomensis (Strand, 1912)

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.8.e50543

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scientific name

Archithosia makomensis (Strand, 1912)
status

 

Archithosia makomensis (Strand, 1912)  

Erebidae   , Arctiinae  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 1; sex: male; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Archithosiamakomensis (Strand, 1912); Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Elephant Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 1,850 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1453; decimalLongitude: 09.0870; Identification: identifiedBy: Łukasz Przybyłowicz; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 26/04/2017; habitat: Montane forest locally disturbed by elephants; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 1; sex: male; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Balacracompsa (Jordan, 1904); Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Crater Lake, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 1,450 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1443; decimalLongitude: 09.0717; Identification: identifiedBy: Łukasz Przybyłowicz; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 26/04/2017; habitat: Submontane forest locally disturbed by elephants; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 1; sex: male; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Balacracompsa (Jordan, 1904); Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Elephant Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 1,850 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1453; decimalLongitude: 09.0870; Identification: identifiedBy: Łukasz Przybyłowicz; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 20/11/2014; habitat: Montane forest locally disturbed by elephants; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 1; sex: male; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Balacracompsa (Jordan, 1904); Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Elephant Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 1,850 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1453; decimalLongitude: 09.0870; Identification: identifiedBy: Łukasz Przybyłowicz; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 20/04/2017; habitat: Montane forest locally disturbed by elephants; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps  

Distribution

This species was known from Ghana, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. Hence, its distribution in Cameroon was thus expected, although never reported before. The only specimen was caught in montane forest (1,850 m a.s.l.) (Fig. 5 View Figure 5 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Arctiidae

Genus

Archithosia

Loc

Archithosia makomensis (Strand, 1912)

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