Amerila androfusca (Pinhey, 1952)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Amerila
SPECIES androfusca
AUTHOR(Pinhey, 1952)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONRhodogastria androfusca sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Nairobi, bred 1937, leg. R. H. N. Simmons.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -1°17'40" Longitude: 36°49'31"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Allotype ♀, BMNH; Paratypes 3♂ and 1♀.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Pinhey E. C. G. 1952. Notes on Odonata and Lepidoptera made on a collectiong trip in Uganda with descriptions of two new Arctiidae (Lep.) from Tanganyika and Kenya. - The Entomologist 88:169–176; pl. 2.
PAGINATION 176, fig. 3; pl. 2, figs. 4–6

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Pinhey E. C. G. 1952. Notes on Odonata and Lepidoptera made on a collectiong trip in Uganda with descriptions of two new Arctiidae (Lep.) from Tanganyika and Kenya. - The Entomologist 88:169–176; pl. 2. 176
Tanzania, United Republic of   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44. 4

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