Berionycta melanisans (Wiltshire, 1980)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Acronictinae
GENUS Berionycta
SPECIES melanisans
AUTHOR(Wiltshire, 1980)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCraniophora melanisans sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYOman, Dhofar Province, Khadrafi, 29.ix.1977, leg. K. Guichard.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH; Paratypes 6♂, 1♀, genitalia slide 1907♂, BMNH, NHMB.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Berionycta by A. Kiss (2017: 70).
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216.
PAGINATION 198–199, fig. 11, pls. F–G

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1980b. The larger moths of Dhofar and their zoogeographic composition. - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 2:187–216. 199
Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1982a. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Lepidoptera: Fam. Cossidae, Zygaenidae, Sesiidae, Lasiocampidae, Bombycidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae, Thyretidae, Notodontidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Ctenuchidae (Part 2). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 4:271–331. 314

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