Namibicola simplex Balinsky, 1994

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FAMILY Pyralidae
SUBFAMILY Phycitinae
GENUS Namibicola
SPECIES simplex
AUTHORBalinsky, 1994
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNamibicola simplex sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Eastern Cape, East London, ii.1946, leg. Clark.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide B. I. Balinsky 1020♂, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been transferred to Tephris by G. Leraut (2019c: 99). Might be a junior subjective synonym of Megasus barrettae Hampson, 1901 (see W. Mey 2011: 232).
PUBLICATION Balinsky B. I. 1994. A study of African Phycitinae in the Transvaal Museum. - — :1–208.
PAGINATION 117–118, figs 118, 314, 485

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape Balinsky B. I. 1994. A study of African Phycitinae in the Transvaal Museum. - — :1–208. 117

Host Plants

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