Amerila howardi (Pinhey, 1956)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Amerila
SPECIES howardi
AUTHOR(Pinhey, 1956)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONRhodogastria howardi n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], Tanganyika, E Usambara Mts, Amani, ii.1953, leg. E. C. G. Pinhey.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -4°44'0" Longitude: 38°29'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 4 ♂, Coryndon Museum, Nairobi, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTOne of the paratypes was later identified as a female of Amerila catinca Häuser & Boppré, 1997.
PUBLICATION Pinhey E. C. G. 1955. Some new species of Lepidoptera from eastern Africa. - Occasional papers of the Coryndon Memorial Museum 4:14.
PAGINATION 14–15, fig. 1; pl. 1, figs. 10, 11

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COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   Dubatolov V. V. 2009. Reviewing the African tiger-moth genera: 1. A new genus, two new subgenera and a species list from the expedition to Malawi by V. Kovtunovich and P. Ustujuzhanin in 2008–2009, with further taxonomic notes on South African Arctiinae (Lepidoptera, ...) - Atalanta, Würzburg 40(1–2)):285–301, 305–355, pls. 24–27. 286
Tanzania, United Republic of   Pinhey E. C. G. 1956c. Some new species of Lepidoptera from eastern Africa. - Occasional papers of the Coryndon Memorial Museum 4 (1955):10–16, pl. 1. 15

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