Archithosia tryphosa (Kiriakoff, 1958)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Archithosia
SPECIES tryphosa
AUTHOR(Kiriakoff, 1958)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPhryganopsis tryphosa sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Uganda], Ruwenzori Massif, Bwamba Pass, W-side, 5500–7500 ft, 28–31.i.1935, leg. F. W. Edwards.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Arctiidae 44♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, genitalia slide Arctiidae 45♀, BMNH; Paratypes 5♂, 1♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Archithosia by Birket-Smith (1965: 27).
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1958a. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Arctiidae (Except Nolidae). - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(2):3–40.
PAGINATION 16, figs 35–37, 55

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the North Kivu Kiriakoff S. G. 1963a. Exploration du Parc Albert. Deuxième série. Lepidoptera Heterocera (partim). - — 16(3):73–124. 104
Kenya   Kühne L. 2008. Sphingidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiinae, and Aganaidae. – In: Kühne, L. (Ed.) Butterflies and moth diversity of the Kakamega forest (Kenya). - — :81–92, 117–124, 135–144, 157–170. 159
Uganda   Kiriakoff S. G. 1958b. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Thyretidae and Notodontidae. - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(3):41–50, pl. 1. 16

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