Namibicola palmwagos Mey, 2011

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FAMILY Pyralidae
SUBFAMILY Phycitinae
GENUS Namibicola
SPECIES palmwagos
AUTHORMey, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNamibicola palmwagos spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNamibia, Entendeka Plateau, 40 km N of Palmwag Lodge, 1133 m, 2729.ii.2008, leg. W. Mey, K. Ebert & L. Kühne.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Mey 72/11♂, ZMHB; Paratypes 7♀, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316.
PAGINATION 232–233; pl. 35, fig. 8

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 232
South Africa   Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 233

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia bothae South Africa Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 233
*   Probably also on Euphorbia gregaria and Euphorbia damara in Namibia (see Mey 2011: 233).