Archithosia sordida Birket-Smith, 1965

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Archithosia
SPECIES sordida
AUTHORBirket-Smith, 1965
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArchithosia (Architesma) sordida n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYCameroon, Ja River, Bitje, 19–20.x.?, leg. G. L. Bates.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 3°42'0" Longitude: 13°33'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, coll. Birket-Smith.
STATUS Species
COMMENTHad been synonymized with Eilema angulifascia Strand, 1912 by Kühne (2005a: 489) (see Krüger 2015b: 28).
PUBLICATION Birket-Smith J. 1965. A revision of the West African Eilemic moths, based on the male genitalia (Lep., Adrctidae, Lithosinae; incl. gena. Crocosia, Eilema, Lithosia, Pelosia, Phryganopsis a.o.). - — :1–161.
PAGINATION 29–30, figs. 18, 19

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cameroon   Birket-Smith J. 1965. A revision of the West African Eilemic moths, based on the male genitalia (Lep., Adrctidae, Lithosinae; incl. gena. Crocosia, Eilema, Lithosia, Pelosia, Phryganopsis a.o.). - — :1–161. 30
Uganda   Krüger M. 2015b. Generic classification of Afrotropical footman moths sensu stricto (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae: Lithosiini (partim)). - Transvaal Museum Memoir 15:1–176. 28

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