Asota chionea   Mabille,  1878

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Holotype:
  




Wingspan:
 about    mm  ( n = )
 about    mm  ( n = )

Distribution according to the collections mentioned in the chapter
“Museums” and the literature.

- Congo-Kinshasa = Zaire

Description:

Translation:

Habitus of Ph. monyche or Sylvandra Cramer and related to them, related also to H. planae Walk., based on its description.
Fore wings broad, light rufous brown, somewhat transparant mainly in the disk, veins terra cotta. Hind wind broad, transparant white, margined with light brown. Underside of the four wings with a light brown margin, white from the base to the cellula. Thorax yellow with black stripes; head yellow; abdomen silky, snow-white: underside of the palps black, sternum dark brown, like the feet; abdomen yellow, with black stripes at either side. Antennae black, short, pectinate.
Congo



Comments:
Data from the book:
The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths by David T. Goodger and Allan Watson, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark 1995
This copy of the first description is taken from a book or a periodical out of the library of the University of Amsterdam, dep. zoology.


*A lot of data are from the author of the first description.
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