Eupithecia candicans Herbulot, 1988

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Larentiinae
GENUS Eupithecia
SPECIES candicans
AUTHORHerbulot, 1988
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEupithecia candicans n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYCameroon, Mt Cameroon, Musake Hut, 1830 m, 23–30.x.1972, leg. Ph. Darge & A. Evoé.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, ZSM; Paratype 1♂, ZSM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Herbulot C. 1988b. Nouveaux Larentiinae africains et malgaches (Lepidoptera Geometridae). - Miscellanea Entomologica 51:85–102.
PAGINATION 94, figs. 17, 36

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Herbulot C. 1988b. Nouveaux Larentiinae africains et malgaches (Lepidoptera Geometridae). - Miscellanea Entomologica 51:85–102. 94
Kenya   Karisch T. & Staude H. S. 2008. Larentiinae (Geometroidea, Geometridfae). – In: Kühne L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :181–188. 184

Notes:  The record from Kenya (Karisch & Staude 2008: 184) needs confirmation.

Host Plants

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