Crambus tenuistriga Hampson, 1898

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Crambinae
GENUS Crambus
SPECIES tenuistriga
AUTHORHampson, 1898
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCrambus (Propexus) tenuistriga, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Pretoria, 21.ix.1894, leg. W. L. Distant.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Bassi (2000: 250), genitalia slide 5513♂, BMNH; Paralectotype 1♂, BMNH; in the original description "numerous specimens" are mentioned.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1898c. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 1(2):158–164.
PAGINATION 158

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Lesotho   Bassi G. 2000. Revisione delle specie afrotropicali del genere Crambus. II: il gruppo tenuistriga e descrizione di due nuove specie dei gruppi ellipticellus e averroellus (Lepidoptera Pyralidae). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 132(3):249–258. 252
South Africa Gauteng Hampson G. F. 1898c. On a collection of Heterocera made in the Transvaal. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 1(2):158–164. 158

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Zea mays South Africa Prinsloo G. L. & Uys V. M. (Eds.) 2015. Insects of cultivated plants and natural pastures in Southern Africa. - — :i–xiv, 1–785. 105