Metarctia saalfeldi Kiriakoff, 1960

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES saalfeldi
AUTHORKiriakoff, 1960
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarctia saalfeldi
TYPE LOCALITYEthiopia, Villagio, vi.1939, ZSM.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂; Paratypes 2♂.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1960a. Lepidoptera, Fam. Thyretidae. – In: Wytsman, P. (ed.) Genera Insectorum. - — 214e:1–66, pls. 1–2.
PAGINATION 42

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Przybyłowicz Ł. 2009. Thyretini of Africa. An illustrated catalogue of the Thyretini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Syntominae) of the Afrotropical Region. - — :1–170. 79

Notes:  The record of South Africa (as ssp. of burra, Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002: ) is probably erroneous.

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