Asplenia melanodonta rubrescens Hampson, 1916

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Calpinae
GENUS Asplenia
SPECIES melanodonta
SUBSPECIES rubrescens
AUTHORHampson, 1916
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAsplenia rubrescens, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya, North-East Province], Somaliland, Mandera, 12.v.1909, leg. W. Feather.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 6♂, 9♀, BMNH, HDOU.
STATUS Subspecies
PUBLICATION Hampson, G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2.
PAGINATION 133–134; pl. 2, fig. 1

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Hampson, G. F. 1916a. In Poulton, E. B. On a collection of moths made in Somaliland by Mr. W. Feather. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(1):91–182, pls. 1–2. 134
Mauritania   Hacker, H. H. & Hausmann, A. 2010. Noctuidae collected by Karlheinz Politzar in Bogué, Mauritania (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). - Esperiana Memoir 5:97–168. 131
Tanzania   Berio, E. 1956d. Eteroceri raccolti dal Dr. Carlo Prola durante la spedizione alle isole dell'Africa orientale con descrizione di specie nuove (Lepidoptera). - Bollettino della Società entomologica italiana 86(5–6):82–87. 87

Host Plants

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