Merulempista colorata Mey, 2011

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FAMILY Pyralidae
SUBFAMILY Phycitinae
GENUS Merulempista
SPECIES colorata
AUTHORMey, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMerulempista colorata spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNamibia, Orange River, Gamkap, N of Aussenkehr, 30.xi.2008, leg. W. Mey, K. Ebert & L. Kühne.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZMHB; Paratypes 18♂, 23♀, genitalia slides W. Mey 67/10, 50/07, NMNW, TMSA, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316.
PAGINATION 230; pl. 19, figs 1–2; pl. 35, 3

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 230
South Africa   Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 230

Host Plants

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