Paratesma modiolus (Kiriakoff, 1958)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Paratesma
SPECIES modiolus
AUTHOR(Kiriakoff, 1958)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEilema modiolus sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Uganda], Ruwenzori, Namwamba Valley, 6000 ft, 02–19.i.1935, leg. F. W. Edwards.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Paratesma by Krüger (2015b: 31).
PUBLICATION Kiriakoff S. G. 1958a. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Arctiidae (Except Nolidae). - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(2):3–40.
PAGINATION 10, figs. 27, 64

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. 101
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. 160
Uganda   Kiriakoff S. G. 1958a. Ruwenzori Expedition 1952. – Arctiidae (Except Nolidae). - Ruwenzori Expedition 1952 1(2):3–40. 10

Host Plants

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