Muhabbetana capensis (Scoble, 1983)

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FAMILY Nepticulidae
SUBFAMILY Nepticulinae
GENUS Muhabbetana
SPECIES capensis
AUTHOR(Scoble, 1983)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEctoedemia (Laqueus) capensis 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 7275♂, TMSA; Paratypes 10♂, 6♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Muhabbetana by E. J. 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 28-29, figs 29, 78, 111

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. 28

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