Brachychira punctulata Kiriakoff, 1966

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

Brachychira punctulata Kiriakoff, 1966
status

 

Brachychira punctulata Kiriakoff, 1966  

Notodontidae   , Notodontinae  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 14; sex: males; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Bamboo Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 350 m; decimalLatitude: 04.0899; decimalLongitude: 09.0517; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 16/12/2014; 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: 1; sex: male; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Bamboo Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 350 m; decimalLatitude: 04.0899; decimalLongitude: 09.0517; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 22/04/2015; 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: 7; sex: 6 males, 1 female; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Bamboo Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 350 m; decimalLatitude: 04.0899; decimalLongitude: 09.0517; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 08/02/2016; 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: 20; sex: males; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Drink Gari, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 650 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1022; decimalLongitude: 09.0630; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 05/02/2016; habitat: Primary lowland forest; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 5; sex: males; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Drink Gari, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 650 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1022; decimalLongitude: 09.0630; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 09/12/2014; habitat: Primary lowland forest; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 7; sex: males; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: Drink Gari, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 650 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1022; decimalLongitude: 09.0630; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 20/04/2015; habitat: Primary lowland forest; Record Level: type: PhysicalObject; institutionID: http://grbio.org/cool/8t1f-g2z6; institutionCode: ZMJU; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: individualCount: 5; sex: males; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: PlanteCam Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 1,100 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1175; decimalLongitude: 09.0709; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 11/04/2015; habitat: Upland 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: 4; sex: males; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: scientificName: Brachychirapunctulata Kiriakoff, 1966; Location: continent: Africa; country: Cameroon; stateProvince: Southwest Region; locality: PlanteCam Camp, Mount Cameroon ; verbatimElevation: 1,100 m; decimalLatitude: 04.1175; decimalLongitude: 09.0709; Identification: identifiedBy: Vincent Maicher; dateIdentified: 2017; Event: samplingProtocol: Light catching; eventDate: 01/02/2016; habitat: Upland 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 considered endemic to Gabon. Our record in Cameroon extended its distribution range into the Guinean biogeographic region. On Mount Cameroon, it occurred in lowland and upland forests between 350 and 1,100 m a.s.l. (Fig. 24 View Figure 24 ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Notodontidae

Genus

Brachychira

Loc

Brachychira punctulata Kiriakoff, 1966

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

Notodontidae

Stephens 1829
1829
Loc

Notodontinae

Stephens 1829
1829