Ethmia melanocrates Meyrick, 1923

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FAMILY Depressariidae
SUBFAMILY Ethmiinae
GENUS Ethmia
SPECIES melanocrates
AUTHORMeyrick, 1923
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONEthmia melanocrates nov. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Kenya], British East Africa, Nairobi, Masai, 1903, leg. Ch. Alluaud.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -1°17'40" Longitude: 36°49'31"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, MNHN (see Viette 1953a: 152).
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe holotype was caught in 1903 and not in 1901 as indicated by Meyrick (see Viette 1953a: 152).
PUBLICATION Meyrick E. 1923c. Voyage du Comte Jacques de Rohan Chabot dans l'Angola. Descriptions d'espèces nouvelles de Microlépidoptères. - Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 29:563–566.
PAGINATION 565

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Meyrick E. 1923c. Voyage du Comte Jacques de Rohan Chabot dans l'Angola. Descriptions d'espèces nouvelles de Microlépidoptères. - Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 29:563–566. 565

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