Kenyarctia melanogastra (Holland, 1897)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Kenyarctia
SPECIES melanogastra
AUTHOR(Holland, 1897)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONC.[ycnia] melanogastra, sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ethiopia], Gof, 31.iii.1895, leg. A. D. Smith.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 3°47'0" Longitude: 39°1'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes ♂, ♀, not found (see Dubalotov 2013: 582), CMP.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Kenyarctia by Dubatolov (2013: 582).
PUBLICATION Holland W. J. 1897a. List of the Lepidoptera Heterocera collected by A. Donaldson Smith. – In: A. Donaldson Smith, Through unknown African countries. The first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolf. - — :i–xvi, 1–471, unnumbered plates.
PAGINATION 410, fig. 10

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Holland W. J. 1897a. List of the Lepidoptera Heterocera collected by A. Donaldson Smith. – In: A. Donaldson Smith, Through unknown African countries. The first expedition from Somaliland to Lake Rudolf. - — :i–xvi, 1–471, unnumbered plates. 410
Kenya     BMNH
Somalia   Strand E. 1919b. Arctiidae: Subfam. Arctiinae. – In: Wagner, H. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus. Pars 22. - — 22:1–416. 243
South Africa Eastern Cape   TMSA

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