Alpenus whalleyi Watson, 1989

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
GENUS Alpenus
SPECIES whalleyi
AUTHORWatson, 1989
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAlpenus whalleyi sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Namibia], S. W. Africa, 27 miles ESE of Kamanjab, Otjitambi Farm, 13–15.ii.1972, S. W. Africa Expedition.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide BM 3678♂, BMNH; Paratypes 6♂, 9♀, BMNH, TMSA, NMNW.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291.
PAGINATION 260, figs 13, 14, 70–73

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Namibia   Watson A. 1989. A review of Spilosoma-like Afrotropical tiger-moths (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). - Entomologica scandinavica 19(1):251–291. 260
South Africa   Vári L., Kroon D. M. & Krüger M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in Southern Africa. - — :i–xxi, 1–385.  

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