Amerila shimbaensis Häuser & Boppré, 1997

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Amerila
SPECIES shimbaensis
AUTHORHäuser & Boppré, 1997
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAmerila shimbaensis sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYKenya, Coastal Region, Kwale District, Shimba Hills, 27.vi.1980, leg. M. Boppré.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, SMNS; Paratypes 4♂, NMK, BMNH, coll. Boppré.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44.
PAGINATION 35, figs 2G, 5C

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Häuser C. L. & Boppré M. 1997. A revision of the Afrotropical taxa of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Systematic Entomology 22:1–44. 35
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. 35

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