Scopula taifica Wiltshire, 1982

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Sterrhinae
GENUS Scopula
SPECIES taifica
AUTHORWiltshire, 1982
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONScopula taifica n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Taif, 03.viii.1934, leg. H. St. J. Philby.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide E. P. Wiltshire 231♂, BMNH; Paratypes 1♂, 10♀, genitalia slide 2230♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331.
PAGINATION 293–294, figs 12c–e; pl. 2, figs 12a–b

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Species Distribution

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Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 294
Yemen   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 294

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