Yponomeuta africanus Stainton, 1860

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FAMILY Yponomeutidae
SUBFAMILY Yponomeutinae
GENUS Yponomeuta
SPECIES africanus
AUTHORStainton, 1860
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHyponomeuta Africanus, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, [Western Cape], Knysna, i, leg. R. Trimen.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH, not retrieved (see Lewis & Sohn 2015: 121); ♂, SAMC (see W. Mey 2015b: 94).
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Stainton H. T. 1860. Descriptions of South African Tineina collected by R. Trimen, Esq., in 1858-9. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London (2) 5:220-223.
PAGINATION 222-223 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 16
South Africa Western Cape Stainton H. T. 1860. Descriptions of South African Tineina collected by R. Trimen, Esq., in 1858-9. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London (2) 5:220-223. 223
South Africa Eastern Cape Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 16
South Sudan   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 16
Tanzania   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 16
Uganda   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 16
Zimbabwe   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 16

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