Pseudantheraea discrepans

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Taxonavigation: Saturniiformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea
Series: Saturniiformes

Familia: Saturniidae
Subfamilia: Saturniinae
Tribus Urotini
Genus: Pseudantheraea
Species: Pseudantheraea discrepans


Pseudantheraea discrepans (Butler, 1878)

Type locality: Nigeria, Old Calabar

Syntypes: BMNH. male ♂ and female ♀.


  • Copaxa discrepans Butler, 1878
  • Pseudantheraea arenosa Packard, 1914 (synonymized by Rougeot, 1962a: 72)
  • Saturnia arnobia Westwood, 1881 (synonymized by Rougeot, 1962a: 72)
  • Pseudantheraea arnobia Westwood, 1881
    • Type locality: Nigeria, Old Calabar
  • Pseudantheraea daphne Weymer, 1892
    • Type locality: Goldküste [Ghana], Addah.
      • Syntypes: Coll. Weymer. 1♂ and 2♀.
  • Pseudantheraea extrema Dufrane, 1953 (synonymized by Rougeot, 1962a: 72)
  • Pseudantheraea pulverulenta Dufrane, 1953 (synonymized by Rougeot, 1962a: 72)
  • Pseudantheraea sciron Seitz, 1928


  • Butler, A.G., 1878: Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5)2(12): 455–465.