Siccia melanospila Hampson, 1911

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Siccia
SPECIES melanospila
AUTHORHampson, 1911
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSiccia melanospila, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Br. E. Africa, Kikuyu Escarpment, Ibea, 7500–8500 ft, ix–x.1900, leg. Doherty.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide ARCT 6045♂, BMNH; Paratypes 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1911. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):393–445.
PAGINATION 404

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the   Kiriakoff S. G. 1954e. Explorations du Parc National de l'Upemba. Lepidoptera Heterocera. - Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo belge 26:1–69, pls. 1–7. 30
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1911. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):393–445. 404
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  

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