Muhabbetana crispae (Scoble, 1983)

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FAMILY Nepticulidae
SUBFAMILY Nepticulinae
GENUS Muhabbetana
SPECIES crispae
AUTHOR(Scoble, 1983)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEctoedemia (Laqueus) crispae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria, 09.ix.1951, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 10547♂, TMSA; Paratypes 24♂, 35♀, 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 31, figs 36, 85, 113, 129

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Gauteng 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. 31
South Africa Eastern Cape van Nieukerken E. J. 2019. Nepticulidae (Nepticuloidea). - In: Mey W. & Krüger M. (Eds), The Lepidoptera fauna of a crater valley in the Great Escarpment of South Africa: The Asante Sana Project. - Esperiana Memoir 8:48-84. 60

Host Plants

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