Pseudothyretes nigrita (Kiriakoff, 1961)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Pseudothyretes
SPECIES nigrita
AUTHOR(Kiriakoff, 1961)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONDiakonoffia nigrita spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Democratic Republic of Congo, Province Orientale], Uele, Paulis [Isiro], 15.iv.1956, leg. M. Fontaine.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, RMCA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1961a. Thyretidae nouveaux (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - Lambillionea 61(1–2):7–12.
PAGINATION 9, fig. 1

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Orientale Kiriakoff S. G. 1961a. Thyretidae nouveaux (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). - Lambillionea 61(1–2):7–12. 9
Kenya   Przybyłowicz Ł. & Kühne L. 2008. Syntominae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :145–156. 155
Uganda   Przybyłowicz Ł. & Tarcz S. 2015. Strong sexual dimorphism unraveled by DNA analysis – towards a better understanding of Pseudothyretes classification (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae). - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 173:22–54. 40

Notes:  The records of Equatorial Guinea and Ghana (Przybyłowicz & Kühne 2008: 155) refer to Pseudothyretes obscurus Przybyłowicz, 2015.

Host Plants

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