Metarctia pumila Hampson, 1909

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES pumila
AUTHORHampson, 1909
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarctia pumila, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYUganda, White Nile, Gondokoro, leg. W. E. Reymes-Cole.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, BMNH; Paralectotypes 1♂, 2♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1909b. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 4(22):344–388.
PAGINATION 344–345 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Eritrea   Berio E. 1939a. Contributi alla conoscenza dei lepidotteri eteroceri dell'Eritrea I. Lista delle specie con descrizioni delle nuove entità raccolte negli anni 1934 al 1937 dal sig. Francesco Vaccaro. - Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana 17:47–62, pls. 1–2. 48
Ethiopia   Kiriakoff S. G. 1955f. Die Thyretidae (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 44–45:250–266, pl. 4. 261
Sudan   Seitz A. 1926a. Syntomidae. – In: Seitz, A. (ed.) Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Eine Systematische Bearbeitung der bis jetzt bekannten Gross-Schmetterlinge. Die Afrikanischen Spinner und Schwärmer. - — 14:41–59. 53
Uganda   Hampson G. F. 1909b. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 4(22):344–388. 345

Notes:  The record of Democratic Republic of Congo (Kiriakoff 1953a: 44) needs confirmation.

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