Cryphia pittawayi Wiltshire, 1986

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Bryophilinae
GENUS Cryphia
SPECIES pittawayi
AUTHORWiltshire, 1986
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCryphia (Bryophila Tr.) pittawayi n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITYSaudi Arabia, Asir, Baljurshi, 80 km N of Baha, 26–27.ix.1982, leg. A. R. Pittaway.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 2364♂, BMNH; Paratypes 7♂, 1♀, genitalia slide 2374♀, 2361♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323.
PAGINATION 297–299, figs. 36a, b, 122, 123

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Saudi Arabia   Wiltshire E. P. 1986. Lepidoptera of Saudi Arabia: fam. Cossidae, Sesiidae, Metarbelidae, Lasiocampidae, Sphingidae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Arctiidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae (Heterocera); fam. Satyridae (Rhopalocera) (part 5). - Fauna of Saudi Arabia 8:262–323. 298
Yemen   Hacker H. H. & Fibiger M. 2001. Description of new Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera) species from the Arabian Peninsula and with other taxonomic notes. - Esperiana 8:586–596, pls. 28, 29. 585

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