Thumatha kakamegae Kühne, 2007

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Thumatha
SPECIES kakamegae
AUTHORKühne, 2007
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONThumatha kakamegae spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Western Province, Kakamega Forest Reserve, near Udo's Campsite, 09.vi.2005, leg. local collector.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 0°21'3" Longitude: 34°51'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Kühne; Paratypes 13♂, 1♀, genitalia slides Kühne 394, 436, ZMHB, SMNS, NMK, coll. Kühne.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Kühne L. 2007c. Beschreibung neuer Flechtenbärarten aus Afrika nebst taxonomische Anmerkungen (Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). - Esperiana Memoir 3:353–394, pl. 44–45.
PAGINATION 367, figs. 47, 48; pl. 45, figs. 146, 147

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Kühne L. 2007c. Beschreibung neuer Flechtenbärarten aus Afrika nebst taxonomische Anmerkungen (Arctiidae: Lithosiinae). - Esperiana Memoir 3:353–394, pl. 44–45. 367
Uganda   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 164

Host Plants

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