Megalonycta forsteri Laporte, 1979

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Acronictinae
GENUS Megalonycta
SPECIES forsteri
AUTHORLaporte, 1979
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMegalonycta forsteri n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Bukoba, 09.x.1964, leg. J. Scheven.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Laporte 552♂, ZSM; Paratype 1♂, coll. Laporte.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Laporte B. 1979. Descriptions de nouvelles espèces de noctuelles de l'Afrique (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Spixiana 2(2):105–112.
PAGINATION 109–110, fig. 5 [sic, recte 6]. Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Ethiopia   Kiss A. 2017. Taxonomic review of the Craniophora s.l. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acronictinae) generic complex with description of 8 new genera and 13 new species. - Zootaxa 4355(1):1–90. 59
Kenya   Kiss A. 2017. Taxonomic review of the Craniophora s.l. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acronictinae) generic complex with description of 8 new genera and 13 new species. - Zootaxa 4355(1):1–90. 59
Tanzania, United Republic of   Laporte B. 1979. Descriptions de nouvelles espèces de noctuelles de l'Afrique (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). - Spixiana 2(2):105–112. 110

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