Prionapteryx amathusia Bassi & Mey, 2011

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Crambinae
GENUS Prionapteryx
SPECIES amathusia
AUTHORBassi & Mey, 2011
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPrionapteryx amathusia Bassi & Mey spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYNamibia, Sissekap, NW of Otavi, 1300 m, 11.xi.1933, leg. K. Jordan.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 5733♂, BMNH; Paratypes 23♂, 15♀, genitalia slides Bassi 5196, 5209, 5743, BMNH, ZMHB, coll. Bassi.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe erroneous type information was corrected in Bassi (2013: 156–157).
PUBLICATION Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316.
PAGINATION 237, figs. 284, 285; pl. 36, fig. 5

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Namibia   Mey W. 2011. Basic pattern of Lepidoptera diversity in southwestern Africa. - Esperiana Memoir 6:1–316. 237

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