Muhabbetana nigrisquama (Scoble, 1983)

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FAMILY Nepticulidae
SUBFAMILY Nepticulinae
GENUS Muhabbetana
SPECIES nigrisquama
AUTHOR(Scoble, 1983)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEctoedemia (Laqueus) nigrisquama spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Transvaal [Gauteng], Pretoria, 14.ix.1952, leg. L. Vári.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -25°44'44" Longitude: 28°11'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 6827♂, TMSA; Paratypes 3♂, TMSA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Muhabbetana by E. J. van Nieukerken et al. (2012: 144).
PUBLICATION Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1-105.
PAGINATION 26, fig. 70

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Gauteng Scoble M. J. 1983. A revised cladistic classification of the Nepticulidae (Lepidoptera) with descriptions of new taxa mainly from South Africa. - Transvaal Museum Monograph 2(1):1-105. 26

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