Crambus proteus Bassi & Mey, 2011

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Crambinae
GENUS Crambus
SPECIES proteus
AUTHORBassi & Mey, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCrambus proteus Bassi & Mey spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa], RSA, Western Cape, Knysna, Garden of Eden, 16–20.i.1955, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratypes 19♂, 24♀, genitalia slides Bassi 3578♂, 3771♂, 3753♀, 5193, 5210, TMSA, SAMC, ZMHB, coll. Kroon, Bassi.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe erroneous type information in the original description was corrected in Bassi (2013a: 158–159).
PUBLICATION Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316.
PAGINATION 242, figs. 297–298, 299; pl. 36, fig. 8

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 242

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