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Amsacta Walker, 1855
Amsacta Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 4: 804, TS: Amsacta marginalis Walker
Amsacta ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 322; Strand, 1919, Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: 237; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5

Amsacta fuscosa (Bartel, 1903)
W.Africa, Togo, Ghana. See [About maps] Acantharctia fuscosa Bartel, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 194, TL: Togo, Bismarckburg; Ghana, Kete Kratje
Amsacta fuscosa ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5

Amsacta latimarginalis Rothschild, 1933
-. See [About maps] Amsacta latimarginalis Rothschild, 1933; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 11 (62): 180, TL: Sudan, Tambura, southern Bahr-el-Ghazal
Sudan, C.A.R Amsacta latimarginalis latimarginalis ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5
A. l. elongata Rothschild, 1933
Malawi Amsacta elongata Rothschild, 1933; Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 11 (62): 180, TL: Malawi, Kasangazi, nr. Bandawi
Amsacta latimarginalis elongata ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5

Amsacta marginalis Walker, 1855
Sierra Leone, Laog, Gold Coast, Nigeria. See [About maps] Amsacta marginalis Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 4: 805, TL: Sierra Leone
Amsacta marginalis ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 323, f. 146; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 156; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5

 

Amsacta aliena Kiriakoff, 1954
Zaire. See [About maps] Amsacta aliena Kiriakoff, 1954; Revue Zool. Bot. afr. 50: 184, TL: Zaire, Kabongo (Lualaba)
Amsacta aliena ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5

Amsacta aureolimbata Rothschild, 1910
Angola, Zaire, Zambia. See [About maps] Amsacta aureolimbata Rothschild, 1910; Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 157, TL: Angola, Bihé
Amsacta aureolimbata ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 5, f. 31

Amsacta bicoloria (Gaede, 1916)
Ghana, Cameroun, Nigeria. See [About maps] Acantharctia bicoloria Gaede, 1916; Int. ent. Z. 9 (24): 125, TL: Cameroun, N. Garua-Reibuba
Estigmene stygioides Rothschild, 1916; Novit. Zool. 23: 271, TL: Nigeria, Abinsi, River Benue
Amsacta bicoloria ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6, f. 48, 157-158

Amsacta duberneti Toulgoët, 1968
Madagascar. See [About maps] Amsacta duberneti Toulgoët, 1968; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 73: 76, TL: Madagascar, Nord d'Ankazobe
Amsacta duberneti ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6

Amsacta flavicostata (Gaede, 1916)
Acantharctia flavicostata Gaede, 1916; Int. ent. Z. 9 (24): 125, TL: Cameroun, Boda
Acantharctia flavicostata var. baumanni Gaede, 1916; Int. ent. Z. 9 (24): 125, TL: Togo, "Misahöhe"
Amsacta flavicostata ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6

Amsacta grammiphlebia Hampson, 1901
Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia. See [About maps] Amsacta grammiphlebia Hampson, 1901; Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 323, pl. 46, f. 4, TL: [Zimbabwe] Mashonaland, Salisbury
Amsacta grammiphlebia ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6

Amsacta melanogastra (Holland, 1897)
Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, South West Africa. See [About maps] Cycnia melanogastra Holland, 1897; in Smith, Through Unknown African Countries: 410, TL: "Gof" [Somalia or Ethiopia]
Spilosoma occidentalis Bartel, 1903; Dt. ent. Z. Iris 16 (1) : 191, TL: SW.Africa, Outjo
Diacrisia epicaste Fawcett, 1915; Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1915 : 93, TL: [Kenya], Masongaleni
Amsacta melanogastra ; Hampson, 1901, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 323; Rothschild, 1910, Novit. Zool. 17 (2): 156; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6

Amsacta nigrisignata Gaede, 1923
Ethiopia. See [About maps] Amsacta nigrisignata Gaede, 1923; Ent. Rundsch. 40: 19, TL: Ethiopia, Adis-Abeba
Amsacta nigrisignata ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6

Amsacta nivea Hampson, 1916
Transvaal. See [About maps] Amsacta nivea Hampson, 1916; Novit. zool. 23 : 237, TL: E.Transvaal, Karino
Amsacta nivea ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6

Amsacta paolii Berio, 1936
Somalia. See [About maps] Amsacta paolii Berio, 1936; Boll. Soc. Ent. Italiana 68: 27, TL: Somalia, "Villagio Duca degli Abruzzi"
Amsacta paolii ; Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths: 6


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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
Berio, 1936
Specie nuove di Lepidotteri della Somalia Italiana Boll. Soc. Ent. Italiana 68: 27
Fawcett, 1915
Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr Feather in British East Africa, 1911-12 Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1915 : 91-113, pl. 1-2
Gaede, 1916
Neue Afrikanische Lepidoptera des Berliner Zoologisches Museums Int. ent. Z. 9 (7): 38-40, (13): 71-72, (13): 73-74, (15): 79-80, pl. 1, (20): 105-106, (21): 109-112, (24): 125-126
Gaede, 1923
Alte und neue Arctiinae des Berliner Zoologischen Museums Ent. Rundsch. 40: 2-3, 14-15, 19-20, 27-28 (?29)
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
Holland, 1897
List of Lepidoptera collected by Dr A. Donaldson Smith in Smith, Through Unknown African Countries: 408-[421]
Kiriakoff, 1954
Hétérocères nouveaux ou peu connus du Katanga Revue Zool. Bot. afr. 50: 168-188
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, 1916
Some new Arctiidae Novit. Zool. 23: 264-271
Rothschild, 1933
New species and subspecies of Arctiinae Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 11 (62): 167-194
Strand, 1919
Arciidae: Subfam. Arctiinae Lepidopterorum Catalogus, 22: [1]-415
Toulgoët, 1968
Description d'Arctiidae nouveaux de Madagascar Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 73: 74-76
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)


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