Pericyma obscura Wiltshire, 1980

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FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Erebinae
GENUS Pericyma
SPECIES obscura
AUTHORWiltshire, 1980
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPericyma metaleuca Hampson obscura subsp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYOman, Dhofar Province, Khadrafi, 29.ix.1977, leg. P. Granville White.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Wiltshire 1921♂, BMNH; Paratypes 2♀, BMNH.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFmendaciana
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Pericyma metaleuca Hampson, 1913; synonymized by Hacker (2016: 320).
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216.
PAGINATION 205–206, fig. 17; pl. 1, fig. 15