Platypepla arabella Wiltshire, 1983

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FAMILY Geometridae
SUBFAMILY Ennominae
GENUS Platypepla
SPECIES arabella
AUTHORWiltshire, 1983
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPlatypepla arabella n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Wadi Qatan, 28.xi.1979, leg. W. Büttiker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide E. P. Wiltshire 132♂, NHMB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1983. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Sphingidae, Thyretidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 3). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:293–332.
PAGINATION 305, fig. 8a; pl. 2, fig. 8

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Hausmann A. 2009c. New and interesting geometrid moths from Dhofar, southern Oman (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 99:111–128. 122
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1983. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Sphingidae, Thyretidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Agaristidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 3). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 5:293–332. 305
Yemen   Hausmann A. 2006. The geometrid moth species from Yemen – With 50 new records for the country and description of 20 new taxa (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). - Esperiana 12:9–62, pls. 12–21. 43

Host Plants

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