Meganola mesonephele (Hampson, 1914)

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FAMILY Nolidae
SUBFAMILY Nolinae
GENUS Meganola
SPECIES mesonephele
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1914)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCelama mesonephele, n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Ghana], Gold Coast, Bibianaha, 700 ft, xii.1911, leg. H. G. F. Spurrell.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide Arctiidae 1542♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i-xxviii, 1-858, pls 1-41.
PAGINATION 398-399; pl. 23, fig. 2

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Subspecies

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
puerula Hacker, 2012 Subspecies
mesonephele (Hampson, 1914) Subspecies
polioleuca Hacker, 2012 Synonym of subspecies

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Côte d'Ivoire   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Goater B. 2012. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae). - Esperiana 17:1-612. 534
Ghana   Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i-xxviii, 1-858, pls 1-41. 399
Nigeria   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Goater B. 2012. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae). - Esperiana 17:1-612. 534
Sierra Leone   László G. M. 2020b. Review of the genus Meganola Dyar, 1898 of Ivory Coast and adjacent areas with descriptions of 5 new species and several taxonomic updates (Lepidoptera, Nolidae, Nolinae)—Taxonomic studies on West African Nolinae I. - Zootaxa 4853(2):151-182. 159
South Sudan   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Goater B. 2012. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae). - Esperiana 17:1-612. 573 (as polioleuca)
Tanzania   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Goater B. 2012. Revision of the tribe Nolini of Africa and the Western Palaearctic Region (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae, Nolinae). - Esperiana 17:1-612. 535 (as puerula)

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