Hypopyra rufescens (Kirby, 1896)

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Hypopyra
SPECIES rufescens
AUTHOR(Kirby, 1896)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPyramarista rufescens, gen. et sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Malawi], Lake Nyasa, Parumbira, 15.xi.1893, leg. W. J. Ansorge.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, worn (see Kirby 1896: 392), BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Hypopyra by Poole (1989: 543).
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 391–392 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Hampson G. F. 1913c. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the collection of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.). XII. Noctuidae. - — 12:i–xiii, 1–626. 328
Malawi   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. 392
Mozambique     BMNH
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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