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Loepa Moore, [1860]
Loepa Moore, [1860]; in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2 : 399, TS: Saturnia katinka Westwood
Loepa ; [MOB3, 106]
Loepa (Saturniini) ;

Loepa katinka (Westwood, 1848)
-. See [About maps] Saturnia katinka Westwood, 1848; Cabinet Orient. Ent.: [25], pl. 12, f. 2, TL: Assam
India (Assam) Loepa katinka katinka ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229
Burma katinka diversiocellata Bryk, 1944; Ark. Zool. 35 (A) 8: 8, pl. 4, f. 30, 35, TL: Burma, 2000m
Loepa katinka diversiocellata ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229
L. k. javanica Mell, 1938
Java, Sumatra katinka javanica Mell, 1938; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 52 : 150, TL: Java; Sumatra
Loepa katinka javanica ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229
L. k. minahassae Mell, 1938
Celebes katinka minahassae Mell, 1938; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 52 : 150, TL: Minahassa, N.Celebes
Loepa kantina minahassae ab. vandenberghi Roepke, 1953; Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 230, TL: Bolaäng Mongondow, N.Celebes
Loepa katinka minahassae ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229
L. k. mindanaensis Schüssler, 1933
Philippines (Mindano) katinka mindanaensis Schüssler, 1933; Lepid. Cat. 56: 96
Loepa katinka mindanaensis ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229

Loepa miranda Moore, 1865
India, SE.China, Indochina. See [About maps] Loepa miranda Moore, 1865; Trans. Ent. Soc. (3) 2 : 424, TL: Darjeeling
Loepa miranda ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229

Loepa sikkima (Moore, [1866])
NE.Himalaya, Sundaland. See [About maps] Antheraea sikkima Moore, [1866]; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 818
Loepa sikkima ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229; Allen, 1981, Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 113; Holloway, 1982, in Barlow, Intr. Moths of South East Asia. Taxonomic app.: 192; Lampe, 1985, Malayan Saturniidae ...: 9; [MOB3, 106]

Larva on Saurauia [MOB3]


Loepa megacore Jordan, 1911
Sundaland. See [About maps] Loepa katinka megacore Jordan, 1911; Novit. zool. 18 (1) : 132, TL: Padang Highlands, Sumatra
Loepa megacore ; Roepke, 1953, Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 229; Allen, 1981, Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 114
Lopea megacore ; Lampe, 1985, Malayan Saturniidae ...: 10
Misidentified/misapplied:
Loepa katinka; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 85

Loepa anthera Jordan, 1911
Loepa anthera Jordan, 1911; Novit. zool. 18 (1) : 131, TL: Tonkin

Loepa oberthuri (Leech, 1890)
Saturnia oberthuri Leech, 1890; Entomologist 23 : 49, TL: Ichang


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[MOB3]
Holloway, 1987; The Moths of Borneo, Part 3; Superfamily Bombycoidea: families Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae; (1998 reprint)


Some related literature:
Allen, 1981
The saturniid moths of Borneo with special reference to Brunei Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 100-126
Jordan, 1911
Descriptions of new Saturniidae Novit. zool. 18 (1) : 129-134
Lampe, 1985
Malayan Saturniidae from the Cameron and Genting Highlands. A guide for collectors Malayan Saturniidae ...: -
Leech, 1890
New species of Lepidoptera from China Entomologist 23 : 26-50, 81-83, : 109-114, : 187-192, pl. 1
Mell, 1938
Beiträge zur fauna Sinica. XVIII. Noch unbeschriebene Chinesische Lepidopteren (V) Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 52 : 135-152
Moore, [1860]
A Catalogue of the lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of natural History at East-India House in Horsfield & Moore, Cat. Lep. Ins. Mus. Nat. East India House 2: : 279-440, pl. 13-23,7a,8a,9a,10a,11a,12a,13a
Moore, 1865
Descriptions of New Species of Bombyces from North Eastern India Trans. Ent. Soc. (3) 2 : 423-424, pl. 22
Moore, [1866]
On the Lepidopterous Insects of Bengal Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1865 (3) : 755-823, pl. 41-43
Roepke, 1953
The katinka- group of the genus Loepa_ (Lepidopera, Heterocera, Saturniidae) Tijdschr. Ent. 96 : 227-230
Westwood, 1848
The Cabinet of Oriental Entomology, being... Cabinet Orient. Ent.: [2] + 2 + 88pp, 42 pls (in parts)


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