Namibicola splendida Balinsky, 1991

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FAMILY Pyralidae
SUBFAMILY Phycitinae
GENUS Namibicola
SPECIES splendida
AUTHORBalinsky, 1991
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONNamibicola splendida sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNamibia, Lüderitz, 25.iv.1933, leg. G. van Son.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 875♂, TMSA; Paratypes 9♂, 2♀, genitalia slides 6239♂, 6240♂, 874♀, wing preparation 317, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTReinstated as bona species by G. Leraut (2020a: 24, 27); had been synonymized with Tephris connexella Ragonot, 1893 by G. Leraut (2019c: 98).
PUBLICATION Balinsky B. I. 1991b. New and inadequately described genera and species of Phycitinae (Lepidoptera, Phycitinae) from southern Africa. - South African Journal of Zoology 26(3):93–114.
PAGINATION 104–105, figs 11, 25, 41, 57

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Balinsky B. I. 1991b. New and inadequately described genera and species of Phycitinae (Lepidoptera, Phycitinae) from southern Africa. - South African Journal of Zoology 26(3):93–114. 104

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