Aethiopsestis mufindiae Watson, 1965

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FAMILY Drepanidae
SUBFAMILY Thyatirinae
GENUS Aethiopsestis
SPECIES mufindiae
AUTHORWatson, 1965
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAethiopsestis mufindiae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Tanganyika, Mufindi, 1954, leg. P. Burdon.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 40♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Watson A. 1965b. Aethiopsestis gen. nov. (Lepidoptera), first record of Thyatiridae from the Ethiopian Region. - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 27(2):257–266.
PAGINATION 264–266, figs 7, 8; pl. 5, fig. 4

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Tanzania, United Republic of   Watson A. 1965b. Aethiopsestis gen. nov. (Lepidoptera), first record of Thyatiridae from the Ethiopian Region. - Journal of the entomological Society of Southern Africa 27(2):257–266. 266

Host Plants

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