Metarctia sarcosoma Hampson, 1901

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES sarcosoma
AUTHORHampson, 1901
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarctia sarcosoma, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Br. E. Africa, Machakos, 5400 ft, 15.iv.1898, leg. R. C. Crawshay.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTIncorrectly synonymized with Metarctia flavicincta Aurivillius, 1900 by Hampson (1914a: 70) and by Kiriakoff (1953) (see Przybylowicz & Kühne 2008: 153).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1901c. New species of Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 8(45):165–186.
PAGINATION 170 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1901c. New species of Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 8(45):165–186. 170
Uganda   Przybyłowicz Ł. & Kühne L. 2008. Syntominae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :145–156. 153

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