Metarctia hypomela Kiriakoff, 1956

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES hypomela
AUTHORKiriakoff, 1956
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarctia (Metarhodia) hypomela sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Kakamega, vi.1950, leg. Adamson.
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA; Paratype 1♂, RMCA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff, S. G. 1956a. Lépidoptères Hétérocères africains nouveaux du Musée Royal du Congo Belge. - Lambillionea 56(3–4):22–27, 38–42.
PAGINATION 24

Species pictures

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Desmet F.
Kenya, Kakamega, vi.1950, leg. Adamson.
RMCA , Holotype ♂

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Desmet F.
Kenya, Kakamega, vi.1950, leg. Adamson [underside].
RMCA , Holotype ♂

Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
kenyae Kiriakoff, 1957 Synonym of species

Species Distribution

COUNTRYPROVINCE/STATEPUBLICATION
Kenya   Kiriakoff, S. G. 1956a. Lépidoptères Hétérocères africains nouveaux du Musée Royal du Congo Belge. - Lambillionea 56(3–4):22–27, 38–42.

Host Plants

Unknown