Epiplema tristis Janse, 1932

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FAMILY Uraniidae
SUBFAMILY Epipleminae
GENUS Epiplema
SPECIES tristis
AUTHORJanse, 1932
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEpiplema tristis, spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal], Durban, Stella Bush, 29.i.1916, leg. A. J. T. Janse.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°51'31" Longitude: 31°1'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, TMSA; Paratype 1♂, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i-xi, 1-376, pls 1-15.
PAGINATION 98-99, fig. 38; pl. 1, fig. 5

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Janse A. J. T. 1932. The moths of South Africa. Volume I. Sematuridae and Geometridae. - — 1:i-xi, 1-376, pls 1-15. 99

Notes:  The record of Cape Verde, Fogo, Santiago (B. Traub 1987: 87) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

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