Eretmocera basistrigata Walsingham, 1889

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FAMILY Scythrididae
SUBFAMILY Scythridinae
GENUS Eretmocera
SPECIES basistrigata
AUTHORWalsingham, 1889
ORIGINAL COMBINATION[Eretmocera] basistrigata, n. s.
TYPE LOCALITY[Gambia], West Africa, Bathurst [Banjul], 1887, leg. G. T. Carter.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1889. Monograph of the genera connecting Tinaegeria, Wlk., with Eretmocera, Z. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1889(1):1–40; pls.1– 6.
PAGINATION 32–33; pl. 5, figs. 1–6

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Cape Verde   Bengtsson B. A. 2014. The Afrotropical Scythrididae. - Esperiana Memoir 7:1–361. 42
Gambia   Walsingham Thomas de Grey 1889. Monograph of the genera connecting Tinaegeria, Wlk., with Eretmocera, Z. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 1889(1):1–40; pls.1– 6. 33
Kenya   Le Cerf F. 1922c. Voyage de Mr. le Baron Maurice de Rothschild en Ethiopie et en Afrique orientale anglaise (1904–1905). Lépidoptères. Hétérocères. - — :387–482, pls. 40–43. 479
Namibia   Bengtsson B. A. 2014. The Afrotropical Scythrididae. - Esperiana Memoir 7:1–361. 42

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Verbenaceae Clerodendrum sp.   Passerin d'Entrèves P. & Roggero A. 2007. Scythrididae. – In: Heppner, J. B. (Ed.) Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) fascicule 44. - — 3(44):1–85. 8