Muhabbetana bicarina (Scoble, 1983)

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FAMILY Nepticulidae
SUBFAMILY Nepticulinae
GENUS Muhabbetana
SPECIES bicarina
AUTHOR(Scoble, 1983)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEctoedemia (Laqueus) bicarina spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Cape Province [Western Cape], Cape Peninsula, Hout Bay, 10–15.xi.1954, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 10125♂, wing slide 3877, TMSA; Paratype 1♂, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Muhabbetana by van Nieukerken et al. (2012: 143).
PUBLICATION Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1–105.
PAGINATION 27, figs. 24, 73

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Western Cape Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1–105. 27

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