Brunia simplex Birket-Smith, 1965

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Brunia
SPECIES simplex
AUTHORBirket-Smith, 1965
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONOvenna simplex n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Nigeria], Ibadan, 21.iv.1956, J. Birket-Smith.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, coll. Birket-Smith; Allotype ♀; Paratypes 18♂, 18♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Brunia by M. Krüger (2015b: 93), and by K. Bucsek (2017: 149).
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 101–104, figs. 85, 86

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Nigeria   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. 101

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