Yponomeuta puncticornis (Walsingham, 1891)

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FAMILY Yponomeutidae
SUBFAMILY Yponomeutinae
GENUS Yponomeuta
SPECIES puncticornis
AUTHOR(Walsingham, 1891)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONHyponomeuta puncticornis, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Mozambique], East Africa, Delagoa Bay [Baia de Maputo], leg. E. H. Druce.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -26°3'30" Longitude: 26°3'30"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, designated by Lewis & Sohn (2015: 114), BMNH; Paralectotype 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Yponomeuta by D. J. L. Agassiz (2019: 7); had been transferred to Teinoptila by Z. S. Gershenson & S. Ulenberg (1998: 101).
PUBLICATION Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1891a. African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1891(1):63-132, pls 3-7.
PAGINATION 90; pl. 4, fig. 27 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Eswatini   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Gambia   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Kenya   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Malawi   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Mozambique   Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1891a. African Micro-Lepidoptera. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1891(1):63-132, pls 3-7. 90
Nigeria   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Senegal   Lewis J. A. & Sohn J.-C. 2015. Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea I (Argyresthiidae, Attevidae, Praydidae, Scythropiidae, and Yponomeutidae). - In: Landry B. (Ed.), World Catalogue of Insects. - — 12:i-xxiv, 1-253. 114
South Africa Mpumalanga Meyrick E. 1914g. Hyponomeutidae, Plutellidae, Amphitheridae. - In: Wagner, H. (ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus. - — 19:1-64. 17
Tanzania   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Uganda   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8
Yemen   Agassiz D. J. L. 2019a. The Yponomeutidae of the Afrotropical region (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea). - Zootaxa 4600(1):1-69. 8

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