Syllepte purpurascens Hampson, 1898

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FAMILY Crambidae
SUBFAMILY Spilomelinae
GENUS Syllepte
SPECIES purpurascens
AUTHORHampson, 1898
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSylepta [sic] purpurascens, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], German East Africa , Dar-es-Salaam.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, no. 1054979, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1899a. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralidae, part 1. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1898(4):590–761, pls 49–50.
PAGINATION 714

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3)7:121–240. 151
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Strand E. 1912q. Lepidoptera aus dem belgischen Kongo. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78(A)(12):89–100. 100
Kenya   Ghesquière J. 1942a. Lépidoptères Microlépidoptères (deuxième partie). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Zoologie [3, Arthropodes] section 2, Catalogues raisonnés (3)7:121–240. 151
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  
Tanzania, United Republic of   Hampson G. F. 1899a. A revision of the moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralidae, part 1. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1898(4):590–761, pls 49–50. 714

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