Marplena designina Lane, 1973

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FAMILY Drepanidae
SUBFAMILY Thyatirinae
GENUS Marplena
SPECIES designina
AUTHORLane, 1973
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMarplena designina sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, [Western Cape], Cape of Good Hope, Noordhoek, 06.x.1961, leg. Mackworth-Praed.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -32°42'0" Longitude: 19°2'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 259♂, BMNH; Paratypes 10♂, 8♀, genitalia slides 261♂, 260♀, 301♂, 302♀, 254♂, BMNH, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Lane M. A. 1973. A new genus and species of Ethiopian Thyatiridae (Lepidoptera). - Journal of Natural History 7(3):267–272.
PAGINATION 268–272, figs 1–7

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Lane M. A. 1973. A new genus and species of Ethiopian Thyatiridae (Lepidoptera). - Journal of Natural History 7(3):267–272. 270

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