Asota concinnula   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 Cameroun

Description:

Translation:

Shape and size of a Spilosoma. Fore wings light yellow, decorated with black stripes, arranged as follows: 4 short stripes at the base of the costa, from there 4 others, of which the first obliquely connects the two intermediate ones; tip and outer margin with similar radiating lines, of which one in the apex takes the shape of a letter Y and one at the margin forms a V. Inner margin with 5-6 stripes, the two basal ones from a common base*. In the cellula three black dots, overlying pink lines, and between the 2nd and 3rd branch of the rear composite vein two pink dots, connected with black. Rear wings transparant white, lightly suffused with yellow.
Body whitish yellow with filiform antennae. A splendid species that seems to belong to the family Aganaidae Guen. By its palps and thickened rear tibiae it reminds one of Vidia of Cramer which was included by



Comments:
ACCORDING TO POOLE (1989 P. 632) CONCINNULA IS A SYNONYM OF MAZUCA STRIGICINCTA WALKER, 1866!!!!!! 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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