Polypogon pernix (Townsend, 1958)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Herminiinae
GENUS Polypogon
SPECIES pernix
AUTHOR(Townsend, 1958)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOsericana pernix sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Nakuru, leg. A. L. H. Townsend.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Townsend; Allotype ♀, coll. Townsend; Paratypes 5♂, 1♀, BMNH, coll. Townsend.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Polypogon by H. Hacker (2021: 231).
PUBLICATION Townsend A. L. H. 1958. Four new species of African Heterocera. - The Entomologist 91:204-206, pl. 3.
PAGINATION 204-205; pl. 3, fig. 2

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Townsend A. L. H. 1958. Four new species of African Heterocera. - The Entomologist 91:204-206, pl. 3. 205
Tanzania   Hacker H. H. 2021. Rivulinae, Hypeninae, Herminiinae and Hypenodinae (Erebidae). Evolution of diversity of the African flora and fauna. — In: Hacker H. (ed.), Moths of Africa, Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of Africa. - — 2:1-720. 232

Host Plants

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