Hypopyra africana (Kirby, 1896)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Hypopyra
SPECIES africana
AUTHOR(Kirby, 1896)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMaxula africana, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Tanzania], German East Africa, Magwangwara, 11 and 13.i.1894, leg. W. J. Ansorge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Syntypes 2♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Hypopyra by Poole (1989: 542).
PUBLICATION Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18(107):375–396, pl. 19.
PAGINATION 392–393

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Botswana   Hampson G. F. 1901e. In: Ragonot, E. L., Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae. – In: Romanoff, N. M., Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères. - — 8:i–xli, 1–507, 560, pls 24–57. 321
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1902a. The moths of South Africa (Part II). - Annals of the South African Museum 2(10):255–446. 321
Namibia     TMSA
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal   TMSA
South Africa Mpumalanga   TMSA
South Africa North-West   TMSA
South Africa Gauteng   TMSA
Swaziland     TMSA
Tanzania, United Republic of   Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18(107):375–396, pl. 19. 393
Zambia   Hampson G. F. 1910c. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Phalaenae. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910(2):388–510, pls. 36–41. 417

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