Eilema contorta Fryer, 1912

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Eilema
SPECIES contorta
AUTHORFryer, 1912
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONIlema contorta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSeychelles, Mahé, Cascade, 800 ft, xii.1908–i.1909, leg. H. Scott.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 3♂, 4♀ (in original description 6♂, 1♀ are mentioned), BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15(Zool.)(1):1–28; pl. 1.
PAGINATION 4; pl. 1, fig. 1

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Seychelles Mahé Fryer J. C. F. 1912. The Lepidoptera of Seychelles and Aldabra, exclusive of the Orneodidae and Pterophoridae and of the Tortricina and Tineina. - Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2)15(Zool.)(1):1–28; pl. 1. 4
Seychelles Silhouette Gerlach J. & Matyot P. 2006. Lepidoptera of the Seychelles islands. - — :1–130, 32 pls.. 69

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