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Alpenus Walker, 1855
Alpenus Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 686, TS: Alpenus aequalis Walker
Eminaria Bethune-Baker, 1908; Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (9) : 262, TS: Eminaria nigropunctata Bethune-Baker
Alpenus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus affiniola (Strand, 1919)
Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria. See [About maps] Diacrisia affiniola Strand, 1919; Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 168 (repl. Diacrisia affinis Rothschild, 1910), TL: ;Lokoja, Niger
Diacrisia affinis Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 127 (preoc. Spilosoma affinis Bartel, 1903), TL: Lokoja, Niger
Maenas homaema Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 592a (repl. Diacrisia affinis Rothschild, 1910), TL: Lokoja, Niger
Spilosoma tristicta Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 367, TL: Nigeria, Lokoja
Spilosoma diffinis Jordan, 1933; Novit. Zool. 39 : 84 (repl. Diacrisia affinis Rothschild, 1910), TL: ;Lokoja, Niger
Alpenus affiniola ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus auriculatus Watson, 1988
Alpenus auriculatus Watson, 1988; Ent. Scandinavica 19: 273, TL: "Süd Farm"
Alpenus auriculatus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus diversatus (Hampson, 1916)
Somalia. See [About maps] Diacrisia diversata Hampson, 1916; Novit. zool. 23 : 234, TL: Somalia
Alpenus diversatus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus dollmani (Hampson, 1920)
Zambia, Zaire. See [About maps] Spilosoma dollmani Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 371, TL: Zambia, Solwezi
Alpenus dollmani ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus geminipuncta (Hampson, 1916)
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Diacrisia geminipuncta Hampson, 1916; Novit. zool. 23 : 235, TL: Ethiopia
Alpenus geminipuncta ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus intactus (Hampson, 1916)
N.Nigeria. See [About maps] Maenas intactus Hampson, 1916; Novit. zool. 23 : 234, TL: N.Nigeria, Kano
Alpenus intactus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus investigatorum (Karsch, 1898)
Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Angola, Ghana. See [About maps] Spilosoma investigatorum Karsch, 1898; in Werther, Die mittleren Hochländer der nördlichen Deutsch-Ost-Afrika: 313, TL: Tanzania, Bagamoyo
Spilosoma cribraria Bartel, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 176, TL: Tanzania, Mhonda
Spilosoma mhondana Bartel, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 179, TL: Tanzania, Mhonda
Diacrisia investigatorum ab. extrema Dufrane, 1953; Bull. Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 89 : 56, TL: Zaire, Kamituga [Kivu]
Alpenus investigatorum, African Moths [AFM]
Diacrisia mhondana ; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 128
Diacrisia investigatorum ; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 129
Alpenus investigatorum ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Larva on Bigonia, Carica papaya, Commelina, Aster, Bidens pilosa, Cosmos, Dahlia, Galinsoga parviflora, Zinnia, Ipomoea batates, Brassica oleracea, Ricinus, Zea mays, Gossypium, Morus, Boerhavia, Arachis hypogaea, Russelia juncea, Nicotiana tabacum Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 25


Alpenus maculosa (Stoll, [1781])
Gold Coast, Lagos, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Angoloa, Cameroon, Nigeria, Congo, Uganda, E.Africa, Rhodesia. See [About maps] Phalaena maculosa Stoll, [1781]; in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (29-31): 156, (32-32): 250, (29-31): pl. 370, f. B, TL: Sierra Leone
Ecpantheria assimilis Hübner, [1820]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (12): 183 (repl. Phalaena maculosa Stoll, [1781])
Alpenus aequalis Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 686, TL: W.Africa
Ecpantheria indeterminata Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 3: 697, TL: W. or C. Africa
Halysidota macularia Walker, [1865]; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 314, TL: W. or C. Africa
Spilosoma eyralpenus Plötz, 1880; Stettin ent. Ztg 41 (1-3): 83, TL: W. Africa, "Victoria"
Alpenus maculosus, African Moths [AFM]
Diacrisia maculosa ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 276; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 127
Alpenus maculosus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3, f. 3, 95-96

Larva on Commelina, Aster, Bidens pilosa, Senecio abyssinicus, Ipomoea, Zea mays, Arachis hypogaea, Phaseolus, Pseudarthria, Voandzeia subterranea, Gossypium, Theobroma cacao Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 25


Alpenus microstictus (Hampson, 1920)
Nigeria. See [About maps] Spilosoma microstictus Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 367, TL: Nigeria, Foveados
Alpenus microstictus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Alpenus nigropunctata (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda. See [About maps] Eminaria nigropunctata Bethune-Baker, 1908; REF#c: 262, TL: Patigo, Acholi Country, 4000ft [Uganda]
Estigmene jacksoni Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 164 (preocc. jacksoni Rothschild, 1901), TL: Entebbe, Uganda
Spilosoma cincticorpus Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 366, TL: Uganda, Entebbe
Spilosoma oligosticta Hampson, 1920; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 368 (repl. Estigmene jacksoni Rothschild, 1901)
Acantharctia antemediata Rothschild, 1933; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 11 (62): 193, TL: Sudan, Tambura, southern Bahr-el-Ghazal
Alpenus nigropunctatus ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 3

Larva on Gossypium Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 25


Alpenus pardalina (Rothschild, 1910)
Tanzania, Kenya. See [About maps] Diacrisia pardalina Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 128, TL: Tanzania, Victoria Nyanza region, Ukerewe Is., Masindi etc.
Alpenus pardalina ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 4

Larva on Zea mays Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 25


Alpenus schraderi (Rothschild, 1910)
-. See [About maps] Diacrisia schraderi Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 128, TL: Ethiopia, Salomona
Ethiopia Alpenus schraderi schraderi ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 4
A. s. rattrayi (Rothschild, 1910)
Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Diacrisia rattrayi Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 129, TL: Uganda, Entebbe
Alpenus schraderi rattrayi ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 4

Larva on Amaryllis belladonna, Averhoa carambola, Albizzia zygia, Canavalia ensiformis, Musa sapientum, Theobroma cacao Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 25


Alpenus thomasi Watson, 1988
Cameroun, Nigeria, C.A.R. See [About maps] Alpenus thomasi Watson, 1988; Ent. Scandinavica 19: 265, TL: Cameroun, near Kumbo
Alpenus thomasi ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 4

Alpenus whalleyi Watson, 1988
SW.Africa. See [About maps] Alpenus whalleyi Watson, 1988; Ent. Scandinavica 19: 260, TL: SW.Africa, Otjitambi Farm
Alpenus whalleyi ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 4

Alpenus wichgrafi Watson, 1988
Sudan. See [About maps] Alpenus wichgrafi Watson, 1988; Ent. Scandinavica 19: 271, TL: Sudan, Kordofan
Alpenus wichgrafi ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 4


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References:
[AFM]
African Moths
[About maps]
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[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2


Some related literature:
Bartel, 1903
Neue aethiopische Arctiidae der Sammlung des Kgl. Museums für Naturkunde in Berlin Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 170-214
Bethune-Baker, 1908
Descriptions of new African Heterocera Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 2 (9) : 255-264
Dufrane, 1953
Lépidoptères du Kivu (5e note) Bull. Ann. Soc. ent. Belg. 89 : 41-57
Goodger & Watson, 1995
An illustrated catalogue, with generic diagnosis and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiinae) The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths
Hampson, 1901
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : i-xix, 1-690, pl. 36-54
Hampson, 1916
Description of new species of the family Arctiadae in the British Museum Novit. zool. 23 : 230-240
Hampson, 1920
Catalogue of the Lithosiadae (Arctianae) and Phalaenoididae in the collection of the British Museum Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Suppl.) 2: 1-592,592a,593-619, pl. 42-71
Hübner, [1820]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Jordan, 1933
On some Aethiopian Arctiidae Novit. Zool. 39 : 80-85
Plötz, 1880
Verzeichniss der von Professor Dr. R. Bucholz in West-Africa gesammelten Schmetterlinge Stettin ent. Ztg 41 (1-3): 76-88, (4-6): 189-206, (7-9): 298-307
Rothschild, 1910
Catalogue of the Arctianae in the Tring museum, with notes and descriptions of new species Novit. Zool. 17 (1): 1-85, (2): 113-171
Rothschild, 1933
New species and subspecies of Arctiinae Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 11 (62): 167-194
Stoll, [1781]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (26b-28): 29-90, pl. 305-336 (1780), (29-31): 91-164, pl. 337-372 (1781), (32-32): 165-252, 1-29, pl. 373-400 (1782)
Strand, 1919
Arciidae: Subfam. Arctiinae Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: [1]-415
Walker, 1855
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 1-278 (1854), 2: 279-581 (1854), 3: 583-775 (1855), 4: 777-976 (1855), 5: 977-1258 (1855), 6: 1259-1508 (1855), 7: 1509-1808 (1856)
Walker, [1865]
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 1-322 ([1865]), 32: 323-706 (1865), 33: 707-1120 (1865), 34: 1121-1534 ([1866]), 35: 1535-2040 (1866)
Watson, 1988
A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lep: Arc.) Ent. Scandinavica 19: 251-291


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