Carcinarctia metamelaena Hampson, 1901

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Carcinarctia
SPECIES metamelaena
AUTHORHampson, 1901
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCarcinarctia metamelaena, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], Br. E. Africa, Lari, 22.ix.1899, leg. C. S. Betton.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 3530♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTIn the BMNH a ♀ (genitalia slide 3519♀) is labeled as the allotype, but Hampson (1901: 472) mentions only 2♂ in the original description.
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690.
PAGINATION 472, fig. 206 Bhl

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Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1901d. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum. III. Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae. - — 3:i–xix, 1–690. 472

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