Tinea messalina Robinson, 1979

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FAMILY Tineidae
SUBFAMILY Tineinae
GENUS Tinea
SPECIES messalina
AUTHORRobinson, 1979
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONTinea messalina sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYItaly, Venice, Lido Island, 29.v.1910, Walsingham.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Petersen 1408, BMNH; Paratypes 2♀, genitalia slides Petersen 1508, 1719, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Robinson G. S. 1979. Cloth-moths of the Tinea pellionella complex: a revision of the world's species (Lepidoptera: Tineidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 38(3):57–128.
PAGINATION 87–88, figs. 1, 24, 34, 48, 54, 63, 94, 95

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Yemen   Robinson G. S. 1979. Cloth-moths of the Tinea pellionella complex: a revision of the world's species (Lepidoptera: Tineidae). - Bulletin of the British Museum of natural History (Entomology) 38(3):57–128. 88

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria, Canary Islands, Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Malta (see Gaedike 2014: 203).

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