Prasinocyma nereis Townsend, 1952

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Geometrinae
GENUS Prasinocyma
SPECIES nereis
AUTHORTownsend, 1952
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPrasinocyma nereis. sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Nakuru, leg. A. L. H. Townsend.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratype 1♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been included in Eretmopus (see M. Scoble 1999), but reverted to Prasinocyma by A. Hausmann et al. (2016: 18).
PUBLICATION Townsend A. L. H. 1952. Four new Kenya moths. - Journal of the East African Natural History Society 20:68–71.
PAGINATION 68

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Hausmann A., Parisi F. & Sciarretta A. 2014. The geometrid moths of Ethiopia I: tribes Pseudoterpnini and Comibaenini (Lepidptera: Geometridae, Geometrinae). - Zootaxa 3768(4):460–468. 18
Kenya   Townsend A. L. H. 1952. Four new Kenya moths. - Journal of the East African Natural History Society 20:68–71. 68

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia xanthophloea Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Harper D. M. 2009. The Macrolepidoptera fauna of Acacia in the Kenyan Rift Valley (Part 1). - Tropical Lepidoptera Research 19(1):4–8. 6
Fabaceae Acacia sp. Kenya Townsend A. L. H. 1952. Four new Kenya moths. - Journal of the East African Natural History Society 20:68–71. 68