Alpenus microsticta (Hampson, 1920)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Alpenus
SPECIES microsticta
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1920)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONSpilosoma microsticta, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYNigeria S, Foveados, 27.iv.1910, leg. J. J. Simpson.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide BM 3554♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Alpenus by A. Watson (1989: 262).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1920b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaena in the British Museum. Supplement II. Catalogue of the Lithosiadae (Arctianae) and Phalaenoididae in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxiii, 1–619, pls. 42–71.
PAGINATION 367; pl. 58, fig. 12 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Democratic Republic of Congo   Schouteden H. 1929. Voyage au Congo de S. A. R. le Prince Léopold de Belgique (1925). Lepidoptera. – 2. Hétérocères. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 17(2):229–233. 231
Nigeria   Hampson G. F. 1920b. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaena in the British Museum. Supplement II. Catalogue of the Lithosiadae (Arctianae) and Phalaenoididae in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i–xxiii, 1–619, pls. 42–71. 367

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