Eilema chalybeata Hampson, 1901

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Eilema
SPECIES chalybeata
AUTHORHampson, 1901
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMacrosia chalybeata, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Br. E. Africa, Eb Urru, 02.iv.1900, leg. C. S. Betton.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 4♀, genitalia slide Arctiidae 583♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to subgenus Macrosia by Krüger (2015b: 91).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1901c. New species of Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 8(45):165–186.
PAGINATION 179–180 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1901c. New species of Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 8(45):165–186. 179
Lesotho   Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41. 479
Malawi   Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41. 479
Mozambique   Pinhey E. C. G. 1975. Moths of southern Africa. Descriptions and colour illustrations of 1183 species. - — :i–iv, 1–273, pls. 1–63. 165
South Africa   Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxviii, 1–858, pls. 1–41. 479
Zimbabwe   Hampson G. F. 1901c. New species of Syntomidae and Arctiadae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 8(45):165–186. 179

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