Metarctia epimela (Kiriakoff, 1979)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Metarctia
SPECIES epimela
AUTHOR(Kiriakoff, 1979)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetarhodia epimela sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, N. Tanganyika, Mt Meru, Momella, 1600–1800 m, 01–10.ii.1964, leg. W. Forster.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 415♂, ZSM; Allotype ♀, ZSM: 16 Paratypes ♂, ♀, ZSM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1979. Neue aethiopische Notodontoidea (Lepidoptera) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Spixiana 2(3):215–251.
PAGINATION 237–238, fig. 33; pl. 2, fig. 31

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Tanzania, United Republic of   Kiriakoff S. G. 1979. Neue aethiopische Notodontoidea (Lepidoptera) aus der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. - Spixiana 2(3):215–251. 238

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