Afroplitis tanzaniae Schintlmeister, 2018

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FAMILY Notodontidae
SUBFAMILY Dicranurinae
GENUS Afroplitis
SPECIES tanzaniae
AUTHORSchintlmeister, 2018
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAfroplitis tanzaniae nov. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Nguru Mts, West dry forest, Makuyu, 566 m, 11.ii.2005, leg. Ph. Darge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -6°6'0" Longitude: 37°36'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide MWM 23.404♂, ZSM; Paratypes 5♂, 4♀, genitalia slides MWM 23.405♂, MWM 23.403♀, MWM, ZSM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Schintlmeister A. 2018. A review of the genus Afroplitis Kiriakoff, 1964 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) with description of seven new species. - Entomofauna 39(14):711-769.
PAGINATION 720-722, figs 25, 26, 27, 81, 82, 89

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Schintlmeister A. 2018. A review of the genus Afroplitis Kiriakoff, 1964 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) with description of seven new species. - Entomofauna 39(14):711-769. 720
Tanzania   Schintlmeister A. 2018. A review of the genus Afroplitis Kiriakoff, 1964 (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) with description of seven new species. - Entomofauna 39(14):711-769. 720

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