Crambus thersites Błeszyński, 1961

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Crambinae
GENUS Crambus
SPECIES thersites
AUTHORBłeszyński, 1961
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCrambus thersites sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], B. E. Africa, Nairobi, 01.v.1911, leg. T. J. Anderson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -1°17'40" Longitude: 36°49'31"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Bleszynski 1459♂, BMNH; Paratypes 7♂, 1♀, genitalia slides Bleszynski 1418♀, 1408♂, BMNH, coll. Bleszynski.
STATUS Species
COMMENTOne of the paratypes was described as Crambus erechtheus Bassi, 1992.
PUBLICATION Bleszynski S. 1961a. Studies on the Crambidae (Lepidoptera). Part 30. On several species of the generic group Crambus F. from the Ethiopian Region with the description of new genera and species. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 31(15):165–218.
PAGINATION 173–175; pl. 2, figs. 5, 6; pl. 11, fig. 43; pl. 17, fig. 66

Species Distribution

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Kenya   Bleszynski S. 1961a. Studies on the Crambidae (Lepidoptera). Part 30. On several species of the generic group Crambus F. from the Ethiopian Region with the description of new genera and species. - Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 31(15):165–218. 175

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