Metachrostis melanoleuca Hacker, 2016

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Boletobiinae
GENUS Metachrostis
SPECIES melanoleuca
AUTHORHacker, 2016
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetachrostis melanoleuca Hacker spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYYemen, Province of Ta'Izz, Wadi Warazan, 5 km NW of Ar Rahidah, 1080 m, 27.iv.1998, leg. A. Bischof, J. Bittermann, M. Fibiger, H. Hacker, H. Peks & H.-P. Schreier.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 13°25'26" Longitude: 44°15'6"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Hacker 21614♂, ZSM; Paratype 1♂, genitalia slide Fibiger 4302♂, coll. Schreier.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430.
PAGINATION 253; pl. 222, fig. 7

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Yemen   Hacker H. H. 2016a. Systematic and illustrated catalogue of the Macroheterocera and Cossoidea Leach, [1815], Zygaenoidea Latreille, 1809, Thyridoidea Herrich-Schäffer, 1846 and Hyblaeoidea Hampson, 1903 of the Arabian Peninsula, with a survey of their distribution (Lepid.). - Esperiana 20(1):1–742; (2): 1–430. 253

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